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36247 Ammonium thiocyanate, ACS, 97.5% min

CAS Number
1762-95-4
Synonyms
Ammonium sulfocyanide
Thiocyanic acid ammonium salt

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36247-30 250g 54.30
36247-A1 1kg 150.00
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Ammonium thiocyanate, ACS, 97.5% min

MDL
MFCD00011428
EINECS
217-175-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
NH4SCN
Formula Weight
76.12
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
147-149°
Density
1.305
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Light Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, methanol, ammonia, and acetone. Practically insoluble in CHCl<sub>3</sub> and ethyl acetate.

Applications

Ammonium thiocyanate has many uses in manufacturing chemicals such as metal thiocyanates [CuSCN, Ca(SCN)2, NaSCN, KSCN], and in a number of pharmaceuticals. It is used in freezing solutions, pickling, printing, and corrosion inhibitor against acid gases. It is used in photography industry as a stabilizer or accelerator. Used in fertilizers, fabric dyeing, zinc coating, electroplating, and as a separator of Zr and Hf, also Au and Fe.

Notes

It is light sensitive and hygroscopic.

Literature References

Yang, X.; Fu, Y.; Zhang, X.; Dong, H.; Wang, Y.; Yue, G.; Liu, J. Chiral supramolecular nanoparticles: Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of Benzene + Cyclohexane + N,N-Dimethyl Acetamide + Ammonium Thiocyanate at 298.15 K and Atmospheric Pressure. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2015, 60 (4), 971-975.

Ichiba, M.; Sakai, J.; Doshida, T.; Takai, K. Corrosion reaction and hydrogen absorption of steel for prestressed concrete in a 20 mass% ammonium thiocyanate solution. Scripta Materialia 2015, 102, 59-62.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H318-H332

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,561
Beilstein
3595135
Harmonized Tariff Code
2842.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XK7875000

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