Potassium argentocyanide

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Potassium argentocyanide
Identifiers
CAS number 506-61-6
PubChem 10474
EC number 208-047-0
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Properties
Molecular formula KAg(CN)2
Molar mass 199.001 g/mol
Appearance white crystals
Density 2.36 g/cm3
Solubility in water Soluble
Solubility insoluble in acids
Refractive index (nD) 1.625
Hazards
MSDS CAMEO Chemicals MSDS
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Potassium argentocyanide is a white solid used in silver plating, as a bactericide, and in the manufacture of antiseptics.[1]

It is manufactured by adding silver chloride to a solution of potassium cyanide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Potassium Silver Cyanide". CAMEO Chemicals. NOAA.