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Acetonitrile

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym: ACN, Acetonitrile, Cyanomethane, Ethyl nitrile, Methyl cyanide

  • CAS Number 75-05-8

  • Linear Formula CH3CN

  • Molecular Weight 41.05

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 741857

  •  EC Number 200-835-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00001878

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329823460

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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Quality Level   300
grade   certified reference material
  pharmaceutical secondary standard
vapor density   1.41 (vs air)
vapor pressure   72.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   973 °F
expl. lim.   16 %
packaging   ampule of 3x1.2 mL each
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.344 (lit.)
bp   81-82 °C (lit.)
mp   −45 °C (lit.)
density   0.786 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat
pharmacopeia traceability   traceable to USP 1601340
SMILES string   CC#N
InChI   1S/C2H3N/c1-2-3/h1H3
InChI key   WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control, provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards. Acetonitrile is an aliphatic nitrile, widely used as a solvent and intermediate in organic syntheses. It is also used in cosmetic products, and as a chemical intermediate in the manufacturing of pesticides and in industrial extraction process.

Application

These Secondary Standards are qualified as Certified Reference Materials. These are suitable for use in several analytical applications including but not limited to pharma release testing, pharma method development for qualitative and quantitative analyses, food and beverage quality control testing, and other calibration requirements.

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAB7855 in the slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1648 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
42.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
6.0 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

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