Potassium Thiocyanate is a colourless deliquescent crystalline compound that is odourless by nature. Potassium Thiocyanate has a lower melting point compared to other chemicals. This chemical is toxic by nature and is used occasionally to get realistic blood effects in film and theatre. Potassium thiocyanate is a potassium salt which is the monopotassium salt of thiocyanic acid. Let us know the chemical properties of Potassium Thiocyanate.
|Chemical Formula||KSCN or KCNS or CKNS|
|Molecular Weight||97.176 g/mol|
|Chemical Names||Potassium sulfocyanate, Potassium isothiocyanate, Potassium thiocyanide, Potassium rhodanide|
|Solubility in water||Soluble|
|Melting Point||173.2 °C|
|Boiling Point||500 °C|
Potassium Thiocyanate Structural Formula
The structural formula of Potassium thiocyanate is as shown in the figure below.
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