Acetonitrile, Optima™, Fisher Chemical Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

High purity and versatile solvent suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, and pesticide residue analysis

Packaging Glass Bottle
Quantity 4L

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Catalog No. A996-4

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 75-05-8
    Assay Percent Range Assay: 99.9% min by GC
    Molecular Formula C2H3N
    Formula Weight 41.05
    MDL Number MFCD00001878
    Synonym ACN
    Chemical Name or Material Acetonitrile
    Assay ≥99.9%
    Grade OPTIMA™, High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications

    Specifications

    Melting Point −46°C
    Boiling Point 81°C
    Formula Weight 41.05
    Quantity 4L
    DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
    Flash Point 49°C (120.2°F)
    UN Number 1648; Colorless
    Physical Form Liquid
    Color Colorless
    Density 0.781g/cm³
    Viscosity 0.36 cP at 20°C
    Decomposition Information >500°C
    Certificate of Analysis Certificate of Lot Analysis included with each bottle; UV and other chromatograms available on request.
    Vapor Pressure 97mbar at 20°C
    Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. Irritating to eyes. May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation. May cause central nervous system effects. Liver and kidney injuries may occur. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0
    Refractive Index 1.3405 to 1.3425 (at 25°C)
    Residue after Evaporation 0.8ppm max.
    Titratable Acid 0.008mEq/g max.
    Cleanup Symbol Solvent
    MDL Number MFCD00001878
    ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
    Absorbance 0.005 AU max. at 254nm
    Synonym ACN
    Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
    HPLC Gradient Suitability Pass Test
    Identification Pass Test
    Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 97mbar at 20°C
    Packaging Glass Bottle
    Water 0.01% max.
    Assay Percent Range Assay: 99.9% min by GC
    Fluorescence Background 1 ppb max.
    Pesticide Residue Analysis 10ng/L max.
    Titratable Base 0.0006mEq/g max.
    CAS 75-05-8
    Molecular Formula C2H3N
    Chemical Name or Material Acetonitrile
    Assay ≥99.9%
    Grade OPTIMA™, High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications

    Description

    • Screened for fluorescing contaminants, and UV-absorbing contaminants in the 190-254nm range, to reduce interferences for smoother baselines
    • Tested for HPLC gradient suitability
    • Tested to ensure minimum halogenated residue levels (≤10 ng/L) to demonstrate suitability for pesticide analysis
    • Also meets ACS specifications
    • Intended for research use only

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    DANGER!

    Emergency Overview
    Flammable liquid and vapor. Irritating to eyes. May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation. May cause central nervous system effects. Liver and kidney injuries may occur. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:3
    Instability:0

    SDS & Safety Documents

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