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A salt, ester, or anion of thiocyanic acid.


(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid


(ˌθaɪ oʊˈsaɪ əˌneɪt)

also thi•o•cy•a•nide


a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid.
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Noun1.thiocyanate - a salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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However, based on average daily intake of percholorate equivalents of nitrates and thiocyanates, a person's exposure to both thiocyanate and nitrate from drinking water and food account for a larger proportion of iodine uptake inhibition than does perchlorate exposure (De Groef et al.
Although free cyanide breaks down rapidly when exposed to sunlight, the less toxic products, such as cyanates and thiocyanates, may persist in the environment for many years.
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With these regards, in this study, an efficient and environmentally friendly process for the synthesis of (Beta)- hydroxy azides and (Beta)- hydroxy thiocyanates from epoxides using task-specific ionic liquids (1,1a-Dimethyl-3,3a-ethylenediimidazolium Diazide and 1,1a-Dimethyl-3,3a- ethylenediimidazolium Dithio-cyanate) as catalyst and reagent in the absence of any organic solvent has been developed.
Therefore a distinction between free, WAD and total cyanide forms (other compounds such as cyanates or thiocyanates are also present) in tailings water is useful for legal regulatory purposes [8].
During chopping, chewing and digestion, these chemicals are transformed into nutritional powerhouses called iso thiocyanates.
In subjects on a typical Western diet, urine samples contain, at most, a few mg of nitrates and thiocyanates per liter of urine.
Such breakdown products include nitriles, isothiocyanates, thiocyanates, epithionitriles and vinyl oxazolidinethiones.
Most of them also contain thiocyanates, which additionally block thyroid uptake of iodine.
Nicotine and its metabolites (1), expired carbon monoxide, and thiocyanates (2) are the most widely used smoking biomarkers.
Witco's Polymer Additives Group announced it has increased prices of sodium and ammonium thiocyanates, aluminum chloride, mixed-metal and phosphite heat stabilizers, and all primary amides by between three to nine cents per pound.