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544-92-3 - Copper(I) cyanide - 12135 - Alfa Aesar

12135 Copper(I) cyanide

CAS Number
544-92-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 41.00
1kg 91.10
*2x2.5kg 290.00
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Copper(I) cyanide

MDL
MFCD00010975
EINECS
208-883-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
CCuN
Formula Weight
89.56
Form
Powder
Melting point
473°
Density
2.92
Solubility
Practically insoluble in water and alcohol. Soluble in ammonium hydroxide, aqueous ammonia, pyridine and N-methylpyrrolidone.

Applications

Copper(I) cyanide is commonly used as a polymerization catalyst. The compound is useful in organic synthesis, as a catalyst, reagent in the preparation of nitriles(sandmeyer reaction). It is also used in electroplating copper and iron, silver plating, brass plating, and copper-tin alloy plating. It is used to make phthalocyanine dyes and pigments.

Notes

Incompatible with acids, bases, magnesium. Stable at room temperature.

Literature References

Lu, D.; Zhu, C.; Xu, H. Copper(I)-catalyzed diastereoselective hydroxytrifluoromethylation of dienes accelerated by phosphine ligands. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2478-2482.

Park, K.; Lee, S.; Kang, Y.; Moon, S.; Lee, S. S. An unusual anionic copper(I) cyanide 3D framework encapsulating a cationic copper(II) complex as a guest. Dalton Trans. 2008, 46, 6521-6523.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H310-H330-H400-H410

Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P284-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P302+P350-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2661
Beilstein
3587244
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2837.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GL7150000

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