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Copper cyanide

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Copper cyanide

CAS #

544-92-3

SYNONYM

CUPROUS CYANIDE; CUPRICIN; COPPER CYANIDE; COPPER(I) CYANIDE; COPPER(+1)CYANIDE; ai3-28745; Copper cyanide (Cu(CN)); coppercyanide(cu(cn));COPPER(I) CYANIDE;AI3-28745; Copper cyanide; Copper(+1) cyanide; Copper(I) cyanide; Cupricin; Cuprous cyanide; EC 208-883-6; EINECS 208-883-6; HSDB 1438; RCRA waste number P029; UNII-534K22856J; Copper cyanide; Copper cyanide (Cu(CN)); Superlist Names Copper cyanide; Copper cyanide [UN1587] [Poison]; RCRA waste no. P029; UN1587;;Copper cyanide;Copper (I) cyanide; Copper cyanide (ous); Cupricin; Cuprous cyanide

FORMULA

CCuN

HAZARD

6.1 Toxic Substances

Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

89.56

EINECS

208-883-6

SMILES

C(#N)[Cu]

INCHI

1S/CN.Cu/c1-2;

INCHIKEY

DULSAGLWMRMKCQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

WATER SOLUBILITY

Practically insoluble in water and alcohol. Soluble in ammonium hydroxide, aqueous ammonia, pyridine and N-methylpyrrolidone.

STABILITY

Stable. Incompatible with acids, bases, magnesium. Reacts violently with oxidizing agents, nitrates. Reaction with acid releases highly toxic gas (HCN).

MELTING POINT

474 °C

DENSITY

2.92 g/mL at 25 °C

MERCK

14,2661

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

Poison room

NOTES

Copper cyanide uses and applications include: In electroplating copper or iron; insecticide; fungicide; antifouling agent in marine paints; polymerization catalyst
Suggested storage of Copper cyanide: Store refrigerated; keep tightly closed

FUNCTIONS

INDUSTRY

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