Title: Cuprous Thiocyanate
CAS Registry Number: 1111-67-7
Additional Names: Cuprous sulfocyanate; cuprous sulfocyanide
Molecular Formula: CCuNS
Molecular Weight: 121.63
Percent Composition: C 9.87%, Cu 52.25%, N 11.52%, S 26.36%
Line Formula: CuSCN
Literature References: Prepn: Demmerle et al., Ind. Eng. Chem. 42, 2 (1950); Newman, Analyst 88, 500 (1963).
Properties: White to yellow amorphous powder. d 2.85. Practically insol in water, dil acids, alc, acetone; sol in NH4OH, ether, solns of alkali thiocyanates; dec by concd mineral acids.
Density: d 2.85
Use: In marine antifouling paints; in primer compositions for explosives industry.