Agent Name

Sodium ferricyanide

CAS Number

14217-21-1

Formula

C6-Fe-N6.3Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ferrate(3-), hexakis(cyano-C)-, trisodium; Ferrate(3-), hexakis(cyano-kappaC)-, sodium (1:3), (OC-6-11)-; Ferrate(3-), hexakis(cyano-kappaC)-, trisodium, (OC-6-11)-; Trisodium hexacyanoferrate; [ChemIDplus] Red prussiate of soda; [Hawley]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Red solid; [EPA OHM/TADS] Red deliquescent crystals; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in dyeing, printing, and production of pigments; [Hawley]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [EPA OHM/TADS] See "Potassium ferricyanide."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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