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LC5117 Potassium thiocyanate


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Product information
Synonyms Potassium sulfocyanide
Hill Formula CKNS
Chemical formula KSCN
HS Code 2842 90 80
EC number 206-370-1
Molar mass 97.18 g/mol
EC index number 615-004-00-3
CAS number 333-20-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 208 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 175 °C
Molar mass 97.18 g/mol
Density 1.89 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 750 – 1000 kg/m3
pH value 5.3 – 8.5 (50 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Vapor pressure < – 1 hPa (20 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
Precautionary Statement(s) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Safety information
R Phrase R 20/21/22-32-52/53
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 13-61
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger harmful, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Harmful



Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 854 mg/kg