Definitions for "Hydrogen Cyanide"
Trade name: Prussic acid Chemical formula: HCN See also: Chemical Table.
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 water-white liquid with a faint bitter almond odor. Used to manufacture acrylonitrile, dyes, and as a fumigant for orchards and tree tops. Hazard: Chemical asphyxia.