Last modified on 25 January 2010, at 22:17

Category:Cyanides

This category is for compounds containing the cyanide anion, CN and for HCN and its inorganic derivatives.

The term cyanide is sometimes used to refer to covalently-bonded organic compounds of the form R−C≡N, but current advice is to call these compounds nitriles, so they belong in Category:Nitriles.

However, where R is not a carbon atom but another element such as silicon, the compound may be correctly called a cyanide even though it is for the most part organic.

Subcategories

This category has the following 17 subcategories, out of 17 total.

C

D

F

H

L

M

P

S

T

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