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Cyano Compounds, Inorganic

  1. Ernst Gail1,
  2. Stephen Gos2,
  3. Rupprecht Kulzer1,
  4. Jürgen Lorösch1,
  5. Andreas Rubo3,
  6. Manfred Sauer1,
  7. Raf Kellens4,
  8. Jay Reddy5,
  9. Norbert Steier6,
  10. Wolfgang Hasenpusch7

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a08_159.pub3

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Gail, E., Gos, S., Kulzer, R., Lorösch, J., Rubo, A., Sauer, M., Kellens, R., Reddy, J., Steier, N. and Hasenpusch, W. 2011. Cyano Compounds, Inorganic. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Degussa AG, Düsseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    CyPlus GmbH, Hanau, Federal Republic of Germany

  3. 3

    CyPlus GmbH, Hanau-Wolfgang, Federal Republic of Germany

  4. 4

    DSM, Geleen, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    Sasol, Johannesburg, South Africa

  6. 6

    CyPlus GmbH, Wesseling, Federal Republic of Germany

  7. 7

    Degussa AG, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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The article contains sections titled:

1.Hydrogen Cyanide
1.2.1.Andrussow Process
1.2.2.Methane - Ammonia (BMA) Process
1.2.3.Shawinigan Process
1.3.Storage and Transportation
1.4.Economic Aspects and Uses
2.Metal Cyanides
2.1.Alkali Metal Cyanides
2.1.2.Production Production Processes Production Processes Consumption
2.1.3.Packaging and Transport
2.1.4.Responsible Care, Product Stewardship, Sustainable Development, Certification
2.1.5.Emissions and Consumptions
2.1.6.Quality Specifications, Impurities
2.1.7.Uses Mining Synthesis of Metals of Metals
2.2.Alkaline Earth Metal Cyanides
2.3.Heavy-Metal Cyanides
2.3.1.Iron Cyanides Forms, Specifications, and Packaging
2.3.2.Cyanides of Copper, Zinc, and Cadmium
2.3.3.Cyanides of Mercury, Lead, Cobalt, and Nickel
2.3.4.Cyanides of Precious Metals
2.4.Cyanide Analysis
3.Detoxification of Cyanide-Containing Wastes
3.1.Wastewater Treatment
3.2.Solid Wastes
4.Cyanogen Halides
4.3.Storage and Transportation
5.3.Storage, Transportation, and Uses
6.Toxicology and Occupational Health