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Synonyms for cyanide

any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN

an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

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Shift manager Dave Griffiths said only a small amount of cyanide was detected in a glove worn by Mr Murtagh, using their in-house facilities.
Observations also show that plants can also take up cyanide from soils polluted by organic salts containing cyanide ion [[CN.
According to the BBC, Wang said that cyanide poisoning would have caused lightning-fast asphyxia, spasms and a heart attack and turned his skin and blood bright red, which investigators would easily have spotted.
In our case, the level of cyanide could not be measured because of technical reasons.
wa w s no n r Just a fifth of a gram of cyanide can kill.
In gold mining, a diluted cyanide solution is sprayed on crushed ore that is placed in piles or mixed with ore in enclosed vats," reports the State Environmental Resource Center (SERC), a project of the nonprofit Defenders of Wildlife.
The inquest heard that cyanide was later detected inside his left glove.
Christine's job sees her visiting gold mines across the globe making sure cyanide is being used, stored and transported properly so it is not at any risk of coming into contact with humans or livestock - because the results could be fatal.
2 free cyanide in aqueous solution exists as hydrogen cyanide (volatile form).
Staupe was found next to a plastic bag of cyanide in her family home early Sunday.
MEPs had pushed for a ban to prevent a repeat of the year 2000 Baia Mare gold mine disaster in Romania, which involved a cyanide spill.
Balkan Minerals and Mining, a local subsidiary of Dundee Precious Metals, has asked the Bulgarian Environment Ministry to terminate the procedure for certifying gold extraction using cyanide near Krumovgrad, and has submitted a new project for gold mining without the use of cyanide.
They were killed by cyanide, according to kidney and liver samples tested by the biological sciences department, said parks spokeswoman Caroline Washaya Moyo.
TyANJyN (CyHAN)- No toxic cyanide was detected in rain that fell in the northern city of Tianjin, alleviating fears that precipitation might worsen pollution following last week's fatal blasts.
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