Scandium Nitride

CAS 664347-12-0
Linear Formula: ScN
MDL Number: MFCD00016323
EC No.: 231-129-2

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(2N) 99% Scandium Nitride
SC-N-02 Pricing
(3N) 99.9% Scandium Nitride
SC-N-03 Pricing
(4N) 99.99% Scandium Nitride
SC-N-04 Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Scandium Nitride
SC-N-05 Pricing


Compound Formula NSc
Molecular Weight 58.9626
Appearance Powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Monoisotopic Mass 58.959
Exact Mass 58.959

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228
Hazard Codes F
Risk Codes 5-11
Safety Statements 16-36/37/39-7/9
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3089 4.1/PG 2
WGK Germany N/A


Nitride IonScandium Nitride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.



Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula ScN
CAS 664347-12-0
Pubchem CID 23952
MDL Number MFCD00016323
EC No. 231-129-2
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
IUPAC Name azanylidynescandium
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/N.Sc

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information


See more Scandium products. Scandium (atomic symbol: Sc, atomic number: 21) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 44.955912. The number of electrons in each of Scandium's shells is [2, 8, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d1 4s2. Scandium Bohr Model The scandium atom has a radius of 162 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 216 pm.Scandium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871 and actually discovered and isolated by Lars Nilson in 1879. One of the transition metals, scandium has a silvery-white appearance in its elemental form which oxidizes to yellow or pinkish upon contact with air. Elemental ScandiumIt is occasionally included in the classification of the rare earth elements. Scandium is found in concentrated amounts in the minerals euxenite, gadolinite and thortveitite however, due to the difficulties in the preparation of metallic scandium, global trade of the pure metal is very limited. The origin of the name scandium comes from the Latin word 'scandia' meaning Scandinavia.

Recent Research

Evaluation of microtensile and tensile bond strength tests determining effects of erbium, chromium: yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet laser pulse frequency on resin-enamel bonding., Yildirim, T, Ayar M K., Yesilyurt C, and Kilic S , Niger J Clin Pract, 2016 Sep-Oct, Volume 19, Issue 5, p.585-90, (2016)

Production and purification of Scandium-47: A potential radioisotope for cancer theranostics., Deilami-Nezhad, Leila, Moghaddam-Banaem Leila, Sadeghi Mahdi, and Asgari Mehdi , Appl Radiat Isot, 2016 Sep 6, Volume 118, p.124-130, (2016)

Effect of scandium on the optical properties of crystalline silicon material., Dong, Xiao, Wang Yongyong, Li Xueping, and Li Yingying , Opt Express, 2016 Sep 5, Volume 24, Issue 18, p.A1269-75, (2016)

A Manganese(V)-Oxo Complex: Synthesis by Dioxygen Activation and Enhancement of Its Oxidizing Power by Binding Scandium Ion., Hong, Seungwoo, Lee Yong-Min, Sankaralingam Muniyandi, Vardhaman Anil Kumar, Park Young Jun, Bin Cho Kyung-, Ogura Takashi, Sarangi Ritimukta, Fukuzumi Shunichi, and Nam Wonwoo , J Am Chem Soc, 2016 Jun 16, (2016)

A cobalt(ii) iminoiodane complex and its scandium adduct: mechanistic promiscuity in hydrogen atom abstraction reactions., Kundu, Subrata, Chernev Petko, Engelmann Xenia, Chung Chan Siu, Dau Holger, Bill Eckhard, England Jason, Nam Wonwoo, and Ray Kallol , Dalton Trans, 2016 Jul 28, (2016)

Synthesis and Isolation of the Titanium-Scandium Endohedral Fullerenes-Sc2 TiC@Ih -C80 , Sc2 TiC@D5h -C80 and Sc2 TiC2 @Ih -C80 : Metal Size Tuning of the Ti(IV) /Ti(III) Redox Potentials., Junghans, Katrin, Ghiassi Kamran B., Samoylova Nataliya A., Deng Qingming, Rosenkranz Marco, Olmstead Marilyn M., Balch Alan L., and Popov Alexey A. , Chemistry, 2016 Jul 26, (2016)

Production of scandium-43 and -47 from a powdery calcium oxide target via the (nat/44)Ca(α,x)-channel., Minegishi, Katsuyuki, Nagatsu Kotaro, Fukada Masami, Suzuki Hisashi, Ohya Tomoyuki, and Zhang Ming-Rong , Appl Radiat Isot, 2016 Jul 20, Volume 116, p.8-12, (2016)

Carbon Dioxide Activation by Scandium Atoms and Scandium Monoxide Molecules: Formation and Spectroscopic Characterization of ScCO3 and OCScCO3 in Solid Neon., Zhang, Qingnan, Qu Hui, Chen Mohua, and Zhou Mingfei , J Phys Chem A, 2016 Jan 28, Volume 120, Issue 3, p.425-32, (2016)

Scandium(III) complexes of monophosphorus acid DOTA analogues: a thermodynamic and radiolabelling study with (44)Sc from cyclotron and from a (44)Ti/(44)Sc generator., Kerdjoudj, R, Pniok M, Alliot C, Kubíček V, Havlíčková J, Rösch F, Hermann P, and Huclier-Markai S , Dalton Trans, 2016 Jan 28, Volume 45, Issue 4, p.1398-409, (2016)

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