Acetonitrile

Acetonitrile

Synonyms Methyl Cyanide; Cyanomethane; Ethanenitrile

CAS Number: 75-05-8 Molecular Formula: C2H3N Molecular Weight: 41.053 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 741857 EC Number: 200-835-2 MDL Number: MFCD00001878

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Description

Product Description

Acetonitrile

Application Notes

Acetonitrile is used mainly as a solvent in the purification of butadiene in refineries. Acetonitrile plays a significant role as the dominant solvent used in the manufacture of DNA oligonucleotides from monomers.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Solvent for pharmaceuticals and photographic film

Specifications
SKU 02300008-CF
Alternate Names Methyl Cyanide; Cyanomethane; Ethanenitrile
Application Notes Acetonitrile is used mainly as a solvent in the purification of butadiene in refineries. Acetonitrile plays a significant role as the dominant solvent used in the manufacture of DNA oligonucleotides from monomers.
Auto Ignition 975° F (USCG, 1999)
Beilstein Registry Number 741857
Boiling Point 178.9° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
Density 0.787 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 200-835-2
Flash Point 42° F (NTP, 1992)
Format liquid
Grade HPLC/Spectro Grade
Hazard Statements H225-H302-H312-H319-H332
Applications Solvent for pharmaceuticals and photographic film
MDL # MFCD00001878
Melting Point -49° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C2H3N
Molecular Weight 41.053 g/mol
Optical Rotation ≤2 ppm
Physical Appearance Clear Liquid
Preparation Method P210-P280-P305 + P351 + P338
Product Families Description Acetonitrile
Product Overview Acetonitrile
Purity ≥99.9%
RTECS Number AL7700000
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 72.5° F (NTP, 1992)
Source Soluble in water.
Storage and Handling Room Temperature; store under nitrogen.
TSCA Titrable Acid <0.008 meq/g; Titrable Base <0.0006 meq/g
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Density 1.42 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure 73 mm Hg at 68° F (NTP, 1992)