National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Potassium ferricyanide - M000014

 

CASRN: 13746-66-2

Formula: C6-Fe-N6.3K

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ferrate(3-), hexakis(cyano-C), tripotassium (OC-6-11)(9CI)
  • Iron potassium cyanide
  • Prussian red
  • Tripotassium hexacyanoferrate

Known Uses

Used in photographic processing, tempering iron & steel, sensitive coatings on blueprint paper, wood staining, dyeing wool, production of pigments, electroplating, as a laboratory reagent & oxidizing agent.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A41295)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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