Agent Name

Ferrous thiocyanate

CAS Number

6010-09-9

Formula

C-H-N-S.1/2Fe

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Iron di(thiocyanate); Thiocyanic acid, iron(2+) salt; [ChemIDplus] Ferrous sulfocyanate; Ferrous sulfocyanide; Iron dithiocyanate; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Trihydrate: Light green solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an indicator for peroxides in organic solutions; [Merck Index]

Comments

Readily oxidized by air; [Merck Index] See "Sodium thiocyanate." See "Iron salts, soluble."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, as Fe

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