Potassium Cyanide


Extraction of Gold and Silver from ores, as reagent in analytical chemistry, as insecticides, fumigant, in electroplating.


Product Form Powder or cylindrical tablets (each tablet weighing 100 gms. approximately).
Color White
Specific Gravity at 20°C 1.52
Solubility (gm/100 gm)
  at 20°C 63.0
  at 35°C 71.6
Potassium Cyanide (KCN) 98% Min. (Typically 99%)
Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) 0.5% Max.
Potassium Carbonate (K2Co3) 0.3% Max.
Potassium Formate (HCOOK) 0.5% Max.
Potassium Chloride as Cl 0.05% Max.
Water Content (H2O) 0.2% Max.
Water insolubles 0.05% Max.


  • 50 kgs. net in M.S. Drums (12.75 MT net per 20' Container)

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