Sodium Cyanate
Natriumcyanat (German); Cianato de sodio (Spanish); Cyanate de sodium(French)


Empirical Formula NaCNO
CAS NO. 917-61-3
EINECS NO. 213-030-6
Molecular Weight 65.01

Physical Properties :

Physical Appearance White Crystalline Powder
Melting Point 550 ºC
Boiling Pint Decomposes
Density 1.89 g/cm3
Solubility in Water 110 (g/l 20 ºC)

Chemical Properties:

pH >10.5 (72gm/100mL water @ 70C)
Stability Stable Under Ordinary conditions
Chemical Structure Na– O – C = N

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Wide industrial uses as an intermediate in the manufacture of dye-stuffs, bulk drug, heat treatment salts for metals, fungicides, herbicides, and photographic initiators.

Handling and Storage:

Sodium Cyanate bags should be stacked safely in covered space with clear access around them for handling equipment, inspection and for fire fighting purpose. The stacking pattern used should be designed to bond the bags together to enhance the stability.

20 Kg in 4ply Kraft Paper Bag with inner PE liner.
25Kg / 50Kg HDPE woven bags with double inner PE liner.
500 Kg bag (Bulk Bag).

Sodium Cyanate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)


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