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boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to other study
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Handbook data only. No guideline or method indicated.
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: no data
Key result
Atm. press.:
1 Bar
Decomp. temp.:
> 700 °C
Sodium cyanate decomposes. Determination of boiling point technically not feasible.

Description of key information

Sodium cyanate decomposes to NaCN, Na2CO3, N2 and CO at a temperature over 700°C. Determination of boiling point technically not feasible. 

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

Weight of evidence approach:

2 different handbooks show the same value for boiling point (decomposition). This value is thus regarded as reliable.