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Sodium Cyanide

CAS no.: 143-33-9

HS code: 2837111000

UN no.: 1689

​Formula: NaCN

Contant: 98% min

Appearance: Solid Particles

Packing: Woven Bag

Crystal type: Iron Drum  & Wooden box

Sodium Cyanide is a poisonous compound. It is a white, water-soluble solid. Cyanide has a high affinity for metals, which leads to the high toxicity of this salt. Its main application, in gold mining, also exploits its high reactivity toward metals. It is a moderately strong base.

Sodium Cyanide mining Uses: Gold cyanidation (also known as the cyanide process) is the dominant technique for extracting gold, much of which is obtained from low-grade ore. More than 70% of cyanide consumption globally is used for this purpose.
Chemical feedstock Uses: Several commercially significant chemical compounds are derived from cyanide, including cyanuric chloride, cyanogen chloride, and many nitriles. In organic synthesis, cyanide, which is classified as a strong nucleophile, is used to prepare nitriles, which occur widely in many chemicals, including pharmaceuticals.

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