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Substance Name: Potassium cyanate
RN: 590-28-3
UNII: G9C31TWN5M
InChIKey: GKKCIDNWFBPDBW-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Herbicide
  • Out-Dated Pesticide

Molecular Formula

  • C-H-N-O.K

Molecular Weight

  • 81.115
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium cyanate

Synonyms

  • Aero cyanate
  • Aero cyanate weedkiller
  • AI3-28750
  • Alicyanate
  • Bonide krab crabgrass killer
  • Bulpur
  • Caswell No. 688
  • Cyanic acid, potassium salt
  • D & P Double O Crabgrass Killer
  • D&P double O Crabgrass killer
  • Ded-weed crabgrass killer
  • Dupont PC crabgrass killer
  • EC 209-676-3
  • EINECS 209-676-3
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 068002
  • Green cross crabgrass killer
  • HSDB 1757
  • Kaliumcyanat
  • Kaliumcyanat [German]
  • KOCN
  • Miller P.C. weedkiller
  • NSC 146178
  • P.C. 80 crabgrass killer
  • Potassium cyanate
  • Potassium cyanate (KCNO)
  • Potassium cyanate (KOCN)
  • Potassium isocyanate
  • UNII-G9C31TWN5M
  • Weedanol cyanol
  • Weedone Crab Grass Killer

Systematic Names

  • Cyanic acid, potassium salt
  • Cyanic acid, potassium salt (1:1)
  • Potassium cyanate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 590-28-3

FDA UNII

  • G9C31TWN5M

Other Registry Numbers

  • 15586-00-2
  • 40750-90-1

System Generated Number

  • 0000590283

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C-H-N-O.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C-H-N-O
  • COMPONENT
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

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

InChIKey

GKKCIDNWFBPDBW-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

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

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 320mg/kg (320mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 185, Pg. 653, 1973.
mouse LD50 oral 841mg/kg (841mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 925, 1966.