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Potassium argentocyanide

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Potassium argentocyanide

Potassium argentocyanide
Identifiers
EC number 208-047-0
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PubChem
Properties
KAg(CN)2
Molar mass 199.001 g/mol
Appearance white crystals
Density 2.36 g/cm3
Soluble
Solubility insoluble in acids
1.625
Hazards
Safety data sheet CAMEO Chemicals MSDS
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Potassium argentocyanide is a white solid used in silver plating, as a bactericide, and in the manufacture of antiseptics.[1]

It is manufactured by adding silver chloride to a solution of potassium cyanide.

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