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45983 Sigma-Aldrich

Acetonitrile

analytical standard

Synonym: ACN, Methyl cyanide

  • CAS Number 75-05-8

  • Linear Formula CH3CN

  • Molecular Weight 41.05

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 741857

  •  EC Number 200-835-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00001878

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757035

  •  eCl@ss 39031501

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Properties

Related Categories A-B, A-C, Additional Standards, Alpha Sort, Analytical Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   1.41 (vs air)
vapor pressure   72.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   973 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   16 %
color   colorless
refractive index   n20/D 1.344(lit.)
bp   81-82 °C(lit.)
mp   −48 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble (completely)
density   0.786 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Safety Information

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

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GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on Equity®-1 after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on Equity®-1 after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber
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GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on VOCOL® after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on VOCOL® after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Residual Solvents on Equity®-5

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Residual Solvents on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 65 μm PDMS/DVB Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Residual Solvents on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 65 μm PDMS/DVB Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Drywall on SPB®-HAP after Collection/Desorption using Carbotrap® 300 Tube

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in Drywall on SPB®-HAP after Collection/Desorption using Carbotrap® 300 Tube
Keywords: Air Monitoring, Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Purification

The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

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