It is an immediate death-causing chemical when consumed in small amount too.pits of fruits like cherries, apricots and apples are the sources of Hydrocyanic Acid. It is a volatile component with bitter-almond odour. Let us know the chemical composition and details of Hydrocyanic Acid.
Properties Of Hydrocyanic Acid
|Chemical names||Formic anammonide, Hydrocyanic acid,
Prussic acid and Methanenitrile, Hydrogen cyanide
|Molar mass||27.0253 g/mol|
|Boiling Point||26 °C|
|Melting point||−13.29 °C|
Hydrocyanic Acid Structural Formula
The structural formula of Hydrocyanic Acid is as shown below.
Hydrocyanic Acid partially ionizes in water-based solution to form cyanide anion CN−. Hydrogen cyanide in water represented as HCN and is referred to as hydrocyanic acid. The salts of the cyanide anion are known as cyanides.
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