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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Hydroxypropionitrile, 97%

$34.20 - $138.01

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxypropionitrile
CAS 109-78-4
Molecular Formula C3H5NO
Linear Formula HO(CH2)2CN
Formula Weight 71.08
MDL Number MFCD00002826
Beilstein 635773
Merck Index 14,3794
Synonym 2-Cyanoethanol; Ethylene cyanohydrin
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AAL125700B

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L125700B
1000g Each for $138.01

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alfa aesar™
L1257014
25g Each for $34.20

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 71.08
Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxypropionitrile
MDL Number MFCD00002826
Molecular Formula C3H5NO
Linear Formula HO(CH2)2CN
CAS 109-78-4
Beilstein 635773
Synonym 2-Cyanoethanol; Ethylene cyanohydrin
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Boiling Point 227° to 228°C
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,3794
Health Hazard 1 Warning
RTECS Number MU5250000
Flash Point 128°C (262°F)
Melting Point −46°C
Quantity 1000g

Applications
3-Hydroxypropionitrile has been used as polar solvent to investigate the orientation of the phospholipid at the surface of the polar solvents by neutral impact collision ion scattering spectroscopy and as a reagent for carboxyl protection in peptide synthesis. It has been used also in solid state composite electrolyte for dye-sensitized solar cells.

Solubility
Fully miscible in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.