Can the Metals Prep Set catalog number TNT890 be used on samples that may contain metal cyanides?

Document ID

Document ID TE1126

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Can the Metals Prep Set catalog number TNT890 be used on samples that may contain metal cyanides?
Summary
Metals Prep Set catalog number TNT890 on sample containing metal cyanides
Answer
No, the Metals Prep Set catalog number TNT890 cannot be used on samples that may contain metal cyanides. Toxic cyanide gas may be released using this type of acidified digestion on samples that contain metal cyanides.