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Potassium thiocyanate is used in the preparation of ethylenesulfide, lead thiocyante, which is used in the conversion of acyl chloride to thiocyanates. It is also used in solid state NMR of heavy-metal nuclei which results in the preparation of several mercury-thiocyanate and selenocyanate compounds as potential models. It finds application in cosmetic and personal care product formulations as a skin conditioning agent. It is also used in moisturizers and oral care products.
Reaction with primary amine hydrohalide salts provides a useful synthesis of N-substituted and N,N'-disubstituted thioureas: Synthesis, 1569 (2000)."
Zhang, G.; Chen, B.; Guo, X.; Guo, S.; Yu, Y. Iron(II)-Promoted Synthesis of 2-Aminothiazoles via CN Bond Formation from Vinyl Azides and Potassium Thiocyanate. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357 (5), 1065-1069.
Wang, S.; Wu, X.; Wang, Y.; Li, Y.; Wang, L.; Chen, Y.; Li, B. Dissolution behavior of deacetylated konjac glucomannan in aqueous potassium thiocyanate solution at low temperature. RSC Adv. 2014, 4 (42), 21918-21923.
Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-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. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant