potassium ferrocyanide


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potassium ferrocyanide

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(Elements & Compounds) a yellow soluble crystalline compound used in case-hardening steel and making dyes and pigments. Formula: K4Fe(CN)6. Also called: potassium hexacyanoferrate (II) or yellow prussiate of potash
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Noun1.potassium ferrocyanide - a cyanide compound that is prepared by the reaction of potassium cyanide with ferrous salts; commonly used by gardeners
ferrocyanide - salt of ferrocyanic acid usually obtained by a reaction of a cyanide with iron sulphate
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Cyclic voltammetry was carried out in a solution containing 0.01 M of potassium ferricyanide + potassium ferrocyanide in 0.1 M potassium nitrate solution at room temperature (25 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C).
(a) Identification test of [Cd.sup.2+] ions: The sample which is acidic, add a few drops of potassium ferrocyanide [K.sub.4]Fe[(CN).sub.6].

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