Agent Name

Thiocyanic acid

CAS Number

463-56-9

Formula

C-H-N-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hydrogen thiocyanate; Rhodanwasserstoffsaure (German); [Merck Index] Hydrogen rhodanide; [ICSC]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Colorless gas or white solid (depends on degree of polymerization); [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; mp = 5 deg C; [ICSC]

Comments

A very strong acid; [Merck Index] Polymerizes on warming; Chronic exposure may cause hypothyroidism; [ICSC] See "Sodium thiocyanate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.73 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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