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Alfa Aesar™ Propionitrile, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Propionitrile
CAS 107-12-0
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CN
Formula Weight 55.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001948
UN Number UN2404
Beilstein 773680
Merck Index 14,7827
Synonym Ethyl cyanide
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AAA13203AK

 
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A13203-AK
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Pleasant
Boiling Point 97° to 98°C
Melting Point −92°C
Flash Point 6°C (42°F)
Quantity 250mL
Chemical Name or Material Propionitrile
CAS 107-12-0
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CN
Formula Weight 55.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001948
UN Number UN2404
Beilstein 773680
Merck Index 14,7827
Synonym Ethyl cyanide
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H300-H310-H331-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: PROPIONITRILE
RTECS Number UF9625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Propionitrile, act as solvents and are reacted further for various application including, Extraction solvent for fatty acids, oils and unsaturated hydrocarbons, Solvent for spinning and casting, removing agent of colouring matters and aromatic alcohols, Non-aqueous solvent for titrations and for inorganic salts, Recrystallization of steroids, Parent compound for organic synthesis, chemical intermediate in biochemistry, Catalyst and component of transition-metal complex catalysts, Stabilizer for chlorinated solvents, Chemical intermediate and solvent for perfumes and pharmaceuticals. It is used as a dielectric fluid.

Solubility
It decomposes with water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. Incompatible with Strong acids, Strong bases, Strong oxidizing agents, Strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H300-H310-H331-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes serious eye irritation.