Acetonitrile

Synonyms: ACN, Methyl cyanide, Ethyl nitrile, Cyanomethane

Molar Mass: 41.05 g/mol

Chemical Formula: CH₃CN

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Description
Catalogue Number113212
SynonymsACN, Methyl cyanide, Ethyl nitrile, Cyanomethane
OverviewAdditional to our high quality acetonitrile dried with low water content up to 10 ppm our DNA-/RNA synthesis reagents with its high quality, lowest water and acid content are best requirements for a reliable and reproducible DNA-/RNA synthesis with high yields. A wide variety of packaging types supporting specific synthesis instrumentations, for quantities from bottle to bulk, and the will to customized solutions completes our innovative offering.
Product Information
CAS number75-05-8
EC index number608-001-00-3
EC number200-835-2
Hill FormulaC₂H₃N
Chemical formulaCH₃CN
Molar Mass41.05 g/mol
HS Code2926 90 70
Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
Quality LevelMQ200
Applications
ApplicationAcetonitrile for DNA synthesis (≤ 30 ppm H₂O). CAS 75-05-08, molar mass 41.05 g/mol, and chemical formula CH₃CN.
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point81.6 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.786 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Explosion limit3.0 – 17 %(V)
Flash point2 °C
Ignition temperature524 °C
Melting Point-45.7 °C
Vapor pressure97 hPa (20 °C)
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s)Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
RTECSAL7700000
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Disposal1
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Hazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsHarmful
Hazard SymbolsFlammable
Categories of dangerhighly flammable, harmful, irritant
R PhraseR 11-20/21/22-36
Highly flammable.Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes.
S PhraseS 16-36/37
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
Storage Information
StorageStore at +5°C to +30°C.

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