Sodium Cyanide



Sodium Cyanide 98%

Sodium cyanide is an inorganic compound which is highly toxic colorless salt and used chiefly in gold mining but also has other niche applications. It is an inorganic salt obtained from neutralization reactions relating the weak acid hydrogen cyanide. In organic synthesis, cyanide, is also classified as a strong nucleophile, is used to prepare nitriles, which is found widely in many specialty chemicals, including pharmaceuticals. As it is a highly toxic, sodium cyanide is used to kill or stun rapidly for instance for illegal cyanide fishing.

For more than 10 years, South Chem Trading has been manufacturing and supplying sodium cyanide in solid form and solution form. Sodium cyanide is used to extract gold from ore in mining operations throughout the world.

South Chem sodium cyanide is transported via truck, rail, or ship to mining operations locally, nationally and overseas to more than 30 countries throughout South East Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East.


It is widely used for Gold, Silver extraction. It is a main part of plating liquids  for zinc, copper, gold, silver, cadmium etc. It also used as the raw material for fine chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, pesticide intermediates, etc.


1、In 50kgs iron drums lined with PE bags. Normally in black & blue color, also can be painted according with customer’s request.

2、In 1000kgs wooden boxes with inner woven bags & PE bags.

Product Name: Sodium Cyanide   

Molecular formula NaCN Molar mass 49.01 g/mol
Appearance white crystalline pills CAS number [143-33-9]
Item Specification
Purity (NaCN) 98.0% min.
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) 0.5% max.
Sodium Carbonate (Na2CO3) 0.5% max.
Water (H2O) 0.5% max.
Water Insoluble 0.05% max.

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