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M1407 Aldrich

Malononitrile

≥99%

Synonym: Dicyanomethane

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Chemical Synthesis, Cyanides/Nitriles, Nitrogen Compounds,
InChI Key   CUONGYYJJVDODC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
bp   220 °C(lit.)
mp   30-32 °C(lit.)
density   1.049 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Packaged in glass bottles

Application

Malononitrile may be used in the:
• base-promoted on-water synthesis of [1,6]-naphthyridines.†
• synthesis of γ-ketoamides.
• preparation of heterocyclic privileged medicinal scaffolds involving pyridine, 1,4-dihydropyridine, chromeno[2,3-b]pyridine and dihydro-1,4-dithiepine frameworks.

General description

Malononitrile, a weak cyanocarbon acid, is a versatile compound with exceptional reactivity, widely used in condensation reactions.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2647 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
OO3150000
Flash Point(F) 
186.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
86 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Knoevenagel Condensation Reaction

The Knoevenagel Condensation Reaction is a classic organic synthesis, described by Emil Knoevenagel in the 1890’s. The Knoevenagel reaction is a modified Aldol Condensation with a nucleophilic additi...
Keywords: Aldol condensation, C-C bond formation, Condensations, Dehydration reaction, Knoevenagel Condensation, Nucleophilic additions, Organic synthesis

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