ammonium thiocyanate


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ammonium thiocyanate

[ə′mōn·yəm ‚thī·ō′sī·ə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
NH4SCN Colorless, deliquescent crystals with a melting point of 149.6°C; soluble in water, acetone, alcohol, and ammonia; used in analytical chemistry, freezing solutions, fabric dyeing, electroplating, photography, and steel pickling.
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