8.07068 EMD Millipore


Propionitrile for synthesis. CAS No. 107-12-0, EC Number 203-464-4., for synthesis

Synonym: Ethyl cyanide

  • CAS Number 107-12-0

  • Linear Formula C₃H₅N

  • Molecular Weight 55.08 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-464-4



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8070680100)
  190 l in Steel barrel (8070686190)
bp   97 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     3.1 - 14 %(V)
vapor pressure   50 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   103 g/l
density   0.782 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   12 °C
autoignition temp.   515 °C
mp   -92 °C
pH   10 (50 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 39 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 40 - 56 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.781 - 0.783
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2926 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H300: Fatal if swallowed.
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS06  GHS06
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Very toxic  Very toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2404 , 3 (6.1), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2404 , 3 (6.1), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2404 , 3 (6.1), II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, very toxic, irritant
R Phrase 
R 11-20-25-27-36
Highly flammable.Harmful by inhalation.Toxic if swallowed.Very toxic in contact with skin.Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 9-16-28-36/37-45
Keep container in a well-ventilated place.Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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