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Potassium thiocyanate


Main content % ≥99.0 ≥98.0
Iron % ≤0.0001 ≤0.0002
Water insoluble matter%, ≤0.005 ≤0.005
Moisture%, ≤1.5 ≤1.5
Chloride %, ≤0.02 ≤0.02
Sulfate % , ≤0.03 ≤0.04
Heavy metal%, ≤0.0008 ≤0.001
PH 5.3—8.5 5.3—8.5

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Potassium Thiocyanate Applications

Potassium thiocyanate is a chemical compound that has various applications in different fields. Here are some common uses of potassium thiocyanate:

1. Analytical Chemistry: Potassium thiocyanate is used as a reagent in analytical chemistry to determine the presence of metal ions. It forms insoluble complexes with certain metal ions, such as iron(III) and copper(II), which can be used for qualitative and quantitative analysis.

2. Photography: Potassium thiocyanate is employed in photography as a fixing agent for negatives. It helps remove unexposed silver halide from photographic film, preventing further development and stabilizing the image.

3. Metal Etching: It is utilized in metal etching processes, particularly for etching zinc plates. Potassium thiocyanate reacts with zinc, forming a complex that can be washed away, leaving behind the desired pattern on the metal surface.

4. Hair Care Products: Potassium thiocyanate is found in some hair care products, such as shampoos and conditioners, as an ingredient that helps reduce the formation of dandruff and scalp irritations.

5. Biological Applications: In biological research, potassium thiocyanate is sometimes used in DNA extraction protocols. It aids in the disruption of cell membranes and the precipitation of proteins, facilitating the extraction of DNA from cells or tissues.

6. Medical Applications: Potassium thiocyanate has been used in some medical applications, including as an ingredient in certain toothpaste formulations due to its antibacterial properties. It has also been investigated for its potential use as an antiviral agent against certain viruses.

7. Industrial Processes: Potassium thiocyanate finds applications in various industrial processes. It is used in the production of herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. It is also utilized in the textile industry as a dyeing and printing agent for certain fabrics.

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