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Alfa Aesar™ Glutaronitrile, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glutaronitrile
CAS 544-13-8
Molecular Formula C5H6N2
Formula Weight 94.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001970
UN Number UN3276
Beilstein 1738385
Merck Index 14,4474
Synonym 1,3-Dicyanopropane; Pentanedinitrile
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AAB2366309

 
alfa aesar™
B23663-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2366318

 
alfa aesar™
B23663-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 286° to 288°C
Melting Point −29°C
Flash Point 112°C (234°F)
Quantity 10g
Chemical Name or Material Glutaronitrile
CAS 544-13-8
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H6N2
Formula Weight 94.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001970
UN Number UN3276
Beilstein 1738385
Merck Index 14,4474
Synonym 1,3-Dicyanopropane; Pentanedinitrile
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: NITRILES, LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number YI3500000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It can be used for the conversion, by exchange, of carboxylic acids to nitriles, by heating in the presence of phosphoric acid. The equilibrium is displaced by cyclization to glutarimide. It is also used in the preparation of dicarbonyl compounds.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and chloroform.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Protect from water/moisture and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P312-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302
Harmful if swallowed.