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269212 Sigma-Aldrich

Pyruvonitrile

90%

Synonym: 2-Oxopropionitrile, Acetyl cyanide

  • CAS Number 631-57-2

  • Linear Formula CH3COCN

  • Molecular Weight 69.06

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1737633

  •  MDL number MFCD00001838

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24856317

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Chemical Synthesis, Cyanides/Nitriles, Nitrogen Compounds - Organic Building Blocks,
assay   90%
refractive index   n20/D 1.376 (lit.)
bp   92-93 °C (lit.)
density   0.974 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CC(=O)C#N
InChI   1S/C3H3NO/c1-3(5)2-4/h1H3
InChI key   QLDHWVVRQCGZLE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

The infrared spectra of pyruvonitrile was studied.

may contain ca. 5% mesitylene

Application

Pyruvonitrile was used in the synthesis of cuprate-carbonyl π-complexes by reaction with Me2CuLi in THF.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3273 6.1(3) / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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