Potassium argentocyanide

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