Potassium Cyanide

CAS RN:151-50-8

Storage Conditions

Protect from light.
All containers of cyanide salts should be kept covered or in exhaust hood when not in use. /cyanides/
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated location. Separate from water, acids, and carbon dioxide. Outside or detached storage in preferred.
Cyanide salts as solids must be stored in sealed or tightly closed containers. No hooks should be used in handling cyanide containers. ... Storage areas must be adequately ventilated to ensure that cyanide concentrations do not exceed the recommended workplace environmental limits. /Cyanide salts/
Cyanide salts as solids or solutions must be ... protected from corrosion or damage. They should be stored so there is no contact with nitrate-nitrite mixtures or peroxides. /cyanide salts/
... Should be stored in cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct rays of sun, away from ... Fire hazard, & should be periodically inspected & monitored. Incompatible materials should be isolated ... /cyanides & copper cmpd/
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