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Sodium thiocyanate

Product NameSodium thiocyanate

CAS540-72-7

MFCNNaS

MW81.07

EINECS208-754-4

MOL File540-72-7.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point 287 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Density  1.295 g/mL at 20 °C
vapor pressure  <1 hPa (20 °C)
storage temp.  Store at +5°C to +30°C.
solubility  H2O: 8 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
form  Solid
color  White
Odor Odorless
PH 6-8 (100g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Water Solubility  139 g/100 mL (21 ºC)
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,9327
BRN  3594965
Stability Stable. Incompatible with acids, strong bases. May decompose on exposure to light. Contact with acid liberates highly toxic gas.
InChIKey VGTPCRGMBIAPIM-UHFFFAOYSA-M
CAS DataBase Reference 540-72-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Sodium thiocyanate (540-72-7)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xn
Risk Statements  32-52/53-20/21/22-36
Safety Statements  36/37-61-13-46-26
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  XL2275000
3
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  28429011
Toxicity LD50 orally in rats: 764 mg/kg; i.v. in mice: 484 mg/kg (Anderson, Chen)

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