Ammonium Thiocyanate - 100g

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Ammonium Thiocyanate - 100g

Ammonium Thiocyanate is used in gold toning recipes for POP.

Ammonium Thiocyanate - 100g


Ammonium Thiocyanate - 100g.

Ammonium Thiocyanate is used in gold toning recipes for POP.

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Product Identifier

Ammonium thiocyanate

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 1762-95-4

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

WildPhoto Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
PE26 2RB

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address :

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 3)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC

Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.



Synonyms : Ammonium rhodanide

Formula : CH4N2S
Molecular Weight : 76.12 g/mol

First aid

Description of first aid measures General advice

Consult a physician.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Dry powder

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx), Sulphur oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.


Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Never allow product to get in contact with water during storage.
Do not store near acids.
hygroscopic Air sensitive. Handle and store under inert gas.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Wear respiratory protection.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
Sweep up and shovel. Do not flush with water.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity No

Information on toxicological effects Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - 750 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available


IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

Potential health effects

Inhalation Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed.
Skin Harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes May cause eye irritation.


The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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