Cyanogen

CAS RN:460-19-5

Property Summary

Boiling Point:
    -21.1 deg C

Density Specific Gravity:
    0.9537 g/cu m at -21 deg C

Melting Point:
    -27.83 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    C2-N2

Molecular Weight:
    52.03

Solubilities:
    Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether
    Solubility at 20 deg C: water dissolves 4.5 times its own volume of cyanogen; diethyl ether, 5.0 times; and ethanol, 23.0 times
    450 cc in 100 ml water @ 20 deg C
    2300 cc in 100 ml ethyl alcohol @ 20 deg C
    500 cc in 100 ml ethyl ether @ 20 deg C
    100 g of water dissolves 1 g of cyanogen at 18 deg C
    In water, 1.51X10+5 mg/L at 25 deg C (est)

Vapor Density:
    1.8 (AIR= 1)

Vapor Pressure:
    4.30X10+3 mm Hg at 25 deg C /extrapolated/

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