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Acrylonitrile

SAJ special grade, ≥99.0%

Synonym: Vinyl cyanide

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Properties

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grade   SAJ special grade
vapor density   1.83 (vs air)
vapor pressure   86 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NLHHRLWOUZZQLW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   897 °F
expl. lim.   17 %
availability   available only in Japan
refractive index   n20/D 1.391(lit.)
bp   77 °C(lit.)
mp   −83 °C (lit.)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

An industrial carcinogen that is a multisite carcinogen in rats and possibly carcinogenic to humans.

Application

Acrylonitrile is used in the manufacture of acrylic fibers, resins (acrylonitrile butadiene-styrene, styrene-acrylonitrile and others) and nitrile rubbers (butadiene-acrylonitrile).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1093 - class 3 - PG 1 - Acrylonitrile, stabilized
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
AT5250000
Flash Point(F) 
23 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-5 °C

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