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Substance Name: Cyanide anion
RN: 57-12-5
UNII: OXN4E7L11K
InChIKey: XFXPMWWXUTWYJX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 28
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 35
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb

Molecular Formula

  • C-N

Molecular Weight

  • 26.018
 

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cyanide anion

Synonyms

  • BRN 1900509
  • Carbon nitride ion (CN(sup 1-))
  • Carbon nitride ion (CN1-)
  • Cyanide
  • Cyanide (CN(sup 1-))
  • Cyanide anion
  • Cyanide ion
  • Cyanide ions
  • Cyanide(1-)
  • Cyanide(1-) ion
  • Cyanure
  • Cyanure [French]
  • Hydrocyanic acid, ion(1-)-
  • Isocyanide
  • Nitrile anion
  • RCRA waste number P030
  • UNII-OXN4E7L11K

Systematic Name

  • Cyanide

Superlist Names

  • Cyanide
  • Cyanide (anion)
  • Cyanide solutions, n.o.s.
  • Cyanide solutions, n.o.s. [UN1935] [Poison, Keep away from food]
  • Cyanides (soluble salts and complexes) not otherwise specified
  • RCRA waste no. P030
  • UN1935

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 57-12-5

FDA UNII

  • OXN4E7L11K

Other Registry Number

  • 373-51-3

System Generated Number

  • 0000057125

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CN/c1-2/q-1

InChIKey

XFXPMWWXUTWYJX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

N#[C-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 3mg/kg (3mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Nature. Vol. 228, Pg. 1315, 1970.