8.21718 EMD Millipore


Butyronitrile for synthesis. CAS 109-74-0, molar mass 69.11 g/mol., for synthesis

Synonym: Propyl cyanide, Butyric acid nitrile

  • CAS Number 109-74-0

  • Linear Formula C₄H₇N

  • Molecular Weight 69.11 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-700-6



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packaging   250 ml in Glass bottle (8217180250)
bp   117 - 118 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.6 %(V)
vapor pressure   19.7 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   33 g/l
density   0.79 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   18 °C
autoignition temp.   488 °C
mp   -112 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 50 - 100 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 397 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): 0.790 - 0.792
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2926 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H301 + H311 + H331: Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
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 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2411 , 3 (6.1), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2411 , 3 (6.1), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2411 , 3 (6.1), II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, toxic
R Phrase 
R 11-23/24/25
Highly flammable.Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
S Phrase 
S 16-36/37-45-63
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).In case of accident by inhalation: remove casualty to fresh air and keep at rest.
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