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Alfa Aesar™ Acetonitrile, 99%

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Quantity:
500mL
2500mL
75-05-8
C2H3N
41.053
MFCD00001878
WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cyanide,cyanomethane,ethanenitrile,methanecarbonitrile,ethyl nitrile,methane, cyano,acetonitril,cyanure de methyl,methylkyanid,mecn
6342
CHEBI:38472
acetonitrile
CC#N
75-05-8
C2H3N
41.053
MFCD00001878
WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cyanide,cyanomethane,ethanenitrile,methanecarbonitrile,ethyl nitrile,methane, cyano,acetonitril,cyanure de methyl,methylkyanid,mecn
6342
CHEBI:38472
acetonitrile
CC#N
Applications
Acetonitrile is utilized as a polar aprotic solvent in organic synthesis, and in the purification of butadiene. It is used in all the analytical laboratories as a major component of mobile phase in High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and in Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS). It is used for the extraction of fatty acids, spinning fibers and casting and molding of plastic materials. Aqueous two-phase systems based on acetonitrile and carbohydrates play an important character in the extraction and purification of biomolecules called vanillins. It acts as a stabilizer for the chlorinated solvents, and finds use in the production of DNA oligonucleotides.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohols, ethers, acetone, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and ethylene chloride. Immiscible with saturated hydrocarbons (petroleum fractions).

Notes
Incompatible with alkali metals, acids, bases, reducing agents and oxidizing agents. Highly flammable. Store it away from heat, sparks, and flame exposure.
Density 0.786
Refractive Index 1.344
Melting Point -48°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 5°C (41°F)
Odor Pungent
Boiling Point 80°C to 82°C
Linear Formula CH3CN
UN Number UN1648
Beilstein 741857
Merck Index 14,70
Solubility Information Miscible with water,alcohols,ethers,acetone,chloroform,carbon tetrachloride and ethylene chloride. Immiscible with saturated hydrocarbons (petroleum fractions).
Formula Weight 41.05
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material Acetonitrile
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GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H312-H332-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.

P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P314-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H225-H302+H312+H332-H319

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ACETONITRILE

EINECSNumber : 200-835-2

RTECSNumber : AL7700000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures