Potassium Cyanide Powder Description:
Potassium Cyanide Powder is a white granular or crystalline powder with a density of 1.857g/cm^3, a boiling point of 1625°C, and a melting point of 634°C. It is highly toxic. Inhalation of a small amount of Potassium Cyanide Powder can be poisoned to death. It deliquescence in humid air and releases traces of hydrogen cyanide gas. Potassium Cyanide Powder is easily soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. The aqueous solution is strongly alkaline and hydrolyzes quickly.
Potassium Cyanide Powder Applications:
- Used for ore flotation to extract gold and silver;
- Used for the heat treatment of steel and can also be used to make organic nitriles;
- Used as a reagent in analytical chemistry;
- Also used in photography, etching, lithography, etc.