Title: Ferrous Thiocyanate
CAS Registry Number: 6010-09-9
Additional Names: Ferrous sulfocyanate; ferrous sulfocyanide
Molecular Formula: C2FeN2S2
Molecular Weight: 172.01
Percent Composition: C 13.97%, Fe 32.47%, N 16.29%, S 37.28%
Line Formula: Fe(SCN)2
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Iron (8th ed) 59, part B, 743-747 (1932); O'Brien, Chem. Eng. News 33, 2008 (1955).
Properties: Trihydrate, pale green monoclinic prisms. Rapidly oxidized on exposure to air; dec by heat. Freely sol in water, alcohol, ether. Keep tightly closed and protected from light.
Use: Indicator for peroxides in organic solns.