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4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid)

purum, moistened with water, ≥97.0% (calc. based on dry substance, T)

Synonym: 4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanopentanoic acid), ABCVA, ACVA

  • CAS Number 2638-94-0

  • Linear Formula HOCOCH2CH2C(CH3)(CN)N=NC(CH3)(CN)CH2CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 280.28

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1729856

  •  EC Number 220-135-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00002799

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749493

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Properties

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InChI Key   VFXXTYGQYWRHJP-FOCLMDBBSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥97.0% (calc. based on dry substance, T)
quality   moistened with water
contains   ~15% water as stabilizer
mp   118-125 °C (dec.)(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid) has been used in the preparation of polystyrene particles by polymerizing styrene in ethyl alcohol.

Biochem/physiol Actions

4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid) is an azo-initiator that induces lipid peroxidation of sunflower oil.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1325 4.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
YV6190500

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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