In the cyanide test does the pink or blue color indicate the presence of cyanide?

Document ID

Document ID TE1105

Version

Version 4.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 06/07/2018
Question
In the cyanide test does the pink or blue color indicate the presence of cyanide?
Summary
Color changes in the cyanide test
Answer
The sample will turn pink after the addition of the CyaniVer® 5 reagent regardless if cyanide is present. The sample will turn blue only if cyanide is present, thus the pink color does not indicate cyanide.

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