CAS Number: 74-90-8. A colorless gas with a faint, bitter, almond-like odor. It is used in electroplating and metallury, in the production of other chemicals, and in some cases, fumigation. Chemical formula = HCN. Molecular weight = 27.03 g/mol.
a highly poisonous gas or volatile liquid that smells like bitter almonds; becomes a gas at around 90 degree fahrenheit and is most dangerous when inhaled; the anhydride of hydrocyanic acid; used in manufacturing
Hydrogen cyanide is a chemical compound with chemical formula HCN. A solution of hydrogen cyanide in water is called hydrocyanic acid. Hydrogen cyanide is a colorless, very poisonous, and highly volatile liquid that boils slightly above room temperature at 26 Â°C.