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Alfa Aesar™ Cyclopentanecarbonitrile, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cyclopentanecarbonitrile
CAS 4254-02-8
Molecular Formula C6H9N
Formula Weight 95.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00013741
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 1098717
Synonym Cyanocyclopentane; Cyclopentyl cyanide
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AAA1771003

 
alfa aesar™
A17710-03
1g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1771006

 
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A17710-06
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A17710-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −76°C
Boiling Point 67° to 68°C (10mmHg)
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 56°C (133°F)
Chemical Name or Material Cyclopentanecarbonitrile
CAS 4254-02-8
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H9N
Formula Weight 95.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00013741
UN Number UN1992
Beilstein 1098717
Synonym Cyanocyclopentane; Cyclopentyl cyanide
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H331-H226-H302-H312-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.

Applications
Cyclopentanecarbonitrile is used as a substrate and reagent to investigate the specific activity of nitrile and amide hydrolyzing enzymes isolated from candida guilliermondii cells. It is also used to prepare cyclopentanecarboxamide by using tetrabutylammonium hydrogen sulfate as a catalyst in the presence of reagents such as aqueous hydrogen peroxide and sodium hydroxide.

Solubility
Miscible with toluene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing 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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H331-H226-H302-H312-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if inhaled.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.