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Substance Name: Potassium thiocyanate [NF]
RN: 333-20-0
UNII: TM7213864A
InChIKey: ZNNZYHKDIALBAK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Coloring Agents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Herbicide
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect

Molecular Formulas

  • C-H-N-S.K
  • C-N-S.K

Molecular Weight

  • 97.182
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium thiocyanate
  • Potassium thiocyanate [NF]
  • Thiocyanic acid, potassium salt

Synonyms

  • AI3-28747
  • Arterocyn
  • Aterocyn
  • Caswell No. 703
  • CCRIS 4041
  • EC 206-370-1
  • EINECS 206-370-1
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 068201
  • Kyonate
  • Potassium isothiocyanate
  • Potassium rhodanate
  • Potassium sulfocyanate
  • Potassium thiocyanate
  • Potassium thiocyanide
  • Rhocya
  • Rodanca
  • Thio-cara
  • UNII-TM7213864A

Systematic Names

  • Potassium thiocyanate
  • Thiocyanic acid, potassium salt
  • Thiocyanic acid, potassium salt (1:1)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 333-20-0

FDA UNII

  • TM7213864A

Other Registry Numbers

  • 14314-32-0
  • 170159-46-3
  • 4495-15-2
  • 77044-25-8
  • 885624-03-3

Related Registry Number

  • 60763-16-8 (potassium-silver-CHNS[1:1:2])

System Generated Number

  • 0000333200

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C-H-N-S.K
  • C-N-S.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C-H-N-S
  • C-N-S
  • COMPONENT
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CHNS.K/c2-1-3;/h3H;/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

ZNNZYHKDIALBAK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

C([S-])#N.[K+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
frog LDLo intramuscular 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
frog LDLo oral 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
frog LDLo unreported 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
guinea pig LDLo oral 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
human LDLo oral 80mg/kg (80mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: "HALLUCINATIONS, DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS"

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS
JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 119, Pg. 1177, 1942.
man TDLo oral 428mg/kg (428mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: ULCERATION OR BLEEDING FROM STOMACH

BEHAVIORAL: "HALLUCINATIONS, DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS"

BEHAVIORAL: TOXIC PSYCHOSIS
Archiv fuer Toxikologie. Vol. 23, Pg. 66, 1967.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   British Journal of Pharmacology and Chemotherapy. Vol. 4, Pg. 1, 1949.
mouse LD50 intravenous 88200ug/kg (88.2mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
mouse LD50 oral 594mg/kg (594mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
pigeon LDLo intramuscular 750mg/kg (750mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
pigeon LDLo subcutaneous 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
rabbit LDLo oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 550mg/kg (550mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1391, 1935.
rat LD50 oral 854mg/kg (854mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.
rat LDLo subcutaneous 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 152, 1940.