Synonym. - Kali Cyanuretum.
Present name. - Potassic Cyanide. Kcn.
This may be obtained from the operative chemists as fused Cyanide of Potassium.
Characters and Tests. - White porcelain-like masses, readily soluble in cold water. A dilute solution treated first with minute quantities of Sulphate and Persulphate of Iron, and then acidulated with Hydrochloric Acid, gives a blue precipitate. It is a powerful poison.
A short notice of it occurs in Brit. Joum. of Hom., vol. xi., and a further account in Hale's New Remedies.
Preparation. - Solution in distilled water, which should be freshly prepared.