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P2713

Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium thiocyanate

BioXtra, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
Potassium rhodanide
Linear Formula:
KSCN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
97.18
Beilstein:
3594799
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

Quality Level

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99.0%

form

crystals

impurities

≤0.001% Phosphorus (P)
≤0.005% Insoluble matter

mp

173 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.005%
Ca: ≤0.001%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.003%
Na: ≤0.005%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

SMILES string

[K]SC#N

InChI

1S/CHNS.K/c2-1-3;/h3H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

ZNNZYHKDIALBAK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Potassium thiocyanate has been used as one of the component in the formulation of artificial saliva for in vitro human digestion model. It has also been used in the isolation of glycosaminoglycans from fish.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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