hydrogen cyanide

Chinese: 氰化氢French: acide cyanhydrique (n.m.)Russian: цианистый водород

Status: ISO 765 (published)
IUPAC name: hydrogen cyanide
CAS name: hydrocyanic acid
CAS Reg. No.: 74-90-8
Formula: CHN
Activity: insecticides (fumigant)
rodenticides (fumigant)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
Two salts of this acid are also considered not to require common names: calcium cyanide [592-01-8] and sodium cyanide [143-33-9].
Structure: Structural formula of hydrogen cyanide
Pronunciation: -dra-jan -a-nīd  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/CHN/c1-2/h1H

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names