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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

SKU 02300008-CF
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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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

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)
Base Catalog Number 300008
Beilstein Registry Number 741857
Boiling Point 178.9° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 75-05-8
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
Melting Point -49° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C2H3N
Molecular Weight 41.053 g/mol
Optical Rotation ≤2 ppm
Preparation Method P210-P280-P305 + P351 + P338
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.
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Density 1.42 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure 73 mm Hg at 68° F (NTP, 1992)