1.00665 Supelco


for gas chromatography MS SupraSolv®

Synonym: ACN, Cyanomethane, Ethyl nitrile, Methyl cyanide

  • CAS Number 75-05-8

  • Linear Formula CH3CN

  • Molecular Weight 41.05

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 741857

  •  MDL number MFCD00001878

  •  EC Index Number 200-835-2



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Quality Level   100
vapor density   1.41 (vs air)
vapor pressure   72.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  97 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   524 °C
  973 °F
expl. lim.   16 %
application(s)   GC/MS: suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.344 (lit.)
bp   81-82 °C (lit.)
mp   −45 °C (lit.)
transition temp   flash point 2 °C
density   0.786 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC#N
InChI   1S/C2H3N/c1-2-3/h1H3
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.


General description

SupraSolv MS is dedicated for use in gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometric detection. SupraSolv solvents offer the largest specified retention time range, a clear baseline and a minimal signal-to-noise ratio leading to reliable and reproducible analysis results.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.8 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 3.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.05 %
Colour: ≤ 10 Hazen
GC/MSD (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane, scaning area 30 - 600 amu,individual signals (n- tetradecane standard)): ≤ 3 ng/ml
Suitable for residue analysis

Legal Information

SUPRASOLV is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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