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Alfa Aesar™ Cyanoacetic acid, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cyanoacetic acid
CAS 372-09-8
Molecular Formula NCCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 85.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002677
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 506325
Merck Index 14,2689
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AAA110450B

 
alfa aesar™
A11045-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1104530

 
alfa aesar™
A11045-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Quantity 1000g
Boiling Point 108°C (15mmHg)
pH 1.5
Melting Point 64° to 69°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 107°C (224°F)
Chemical Name or Material Cyanoacetic acid
CAS 372-09-8
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula NCCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 85.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002677
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 506325
Merck Index 14,2689
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number AG3675000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Cyanoacetic acid is used in pharmaceutical industry for producing vitamin B6 and caffeine. It is also used in making dyes, agricultural chemicals, and in the synthesis of phenylacetic acid esters. It acts as a precursor cyanoacrylates viz. ethyl cyanoacrylate.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethyl alcohol, ether. Slightly miscible with benzene, acetic acid and chloroform.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong bases, acids, strong oxidizing agents, alkaline, nitriles and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.