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Acetonitrile

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym: ACN, Methyl cyanide

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grade   ACS reagent
vapor density   1.41 (vs air)
vapor pressure   72.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   puriss. p.a.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   973 °F
expl. lim.   16 %
impurities   ≤0.001% free alkali (as NH3)
  ≤0.005% free acid (as CH3COOH)
  ≤0.1% benzene (GC)
  ≤0.2% propionitrile (GC)
  ≤0.2% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.001%
refractive index   n20/D 1.344(lit.)
  n20/D 1.344
bp   81-82 °C(lit.)
mp   −48 °C(lit.)
density   0.786 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

Description

General description

Acetonitrile (MeCN) is a polar solvent.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1648 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
AL7700000
Flash Point(F) 
35.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
2 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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