Potassium Cyanide

CAS RN:151-50-8

Property Summary

Density Specific Gravity:
    1.55 at 20 deg C

Melting Point:
    634 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    C-K-N

Molecular Weight:
    65.11

PH:
    11.0 (0.1 N aq soln)

Solubilities:
    Sol in 2 parts cold, 1 part boiling water
    Sol in 2 parts glycerol
    100 g/100 cc hot water above 176 deg F
    Sol in 25 parts methanol
    4.55 g/100 g anhydrous liq ammonia @ -33.9 deg C
    4.91 g/100 g methanol @ 19.5 deg C
    0.57 g/100 g ethanol @ 19.5 deg C
    146 g/l formamide @ 25 deg C
    41 g/100 g hydroxylamine @ 17.5 deg C
    24.24 g/100 g glycerol of specific gravity 1.2561 @ 15.5 deg C
    0.73 g/l phosphorus oxychloride soln @ 20 deg C
    0.017 g/100 g liq sulfur dioxide @ 0 deg C
    0.22 g/100 g dimethylformamide @ 25 deg C

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