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Descriptor in English: Hydrogen Cyanide
Descriptor in Spanish: Cianuro de Hidrógeno
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cianeto de Hidrogênio
Descriptor in French: Acide cyanhydrique
Entry term(s): Acid, Hydrocyanic
Cyanide, Hydrogen
Hydrocyanic Acid
Zyklon B
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.330
D01.625.400
SP4.097.036.629.350
Scope note: Hydrogen cyanide (HCN); A toxic liquid or colorless gas. It is found in the smoke of various tobacco products and released by combustion of nitrogen-containing organic materials.
Annotation: toxic liquid or gas; /analogs = CYANIDES
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use HYDROGEN CYANIDE to search HYDROCYANIC ACID 1978-93
History Note: 94; was HYDROCYANIC ACID 1963-93; HYDROGEN CYANIDE was see HYDROCYANIC ACID 1978-93
DeCS UI: 31861
Descriptor UI: D006856
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Hydrogen Cyanide - Preferred
Concept UI M0010712
Scope note Hydrogen cyanide (HCN); A toxic liquid or colorless gas. It is found in the smoke of various tobacco products and released by combustion of nitrogen-containing organic materials.
Preferred term Hydrogen Cyanide
Entry term(s) Acid, Hydrocyanic
Cyanide, Hydrogen
Hydrocyanic Acid
Zyklon B - Narrower
Concept UI M0447302
Preferred term Zyklon B



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