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Sodium Cyanide Via Hoffman ?
« on: June 29, 2002, 10:54:00 PM »
Has any body ever used the Hoffman isonitrile synthesis to make sodium cyanide ?

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(jim: "Re: Cyanide Synthesis", Chemicals & Equipment)

If anybee has more details on this, it would be most appreciated.

The questions I have are :

Does the reaction need to be carried out without any water ?

Would the ammonia have to be dissolved in the alcohol ?

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