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Alfa Aesar™ Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Trimethylacetonitrile
CAS 630-18-2
Molecular Formula (CH3)3CCN
Formula Weight 83.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001847
UN Number UN3273
Synonym tert-Butyl cyanide; Pivalonitrile
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AAA1201114

 
alfa aesar™
A12011-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1201122

 
alfa aesar™
A12011-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 16° to 18°C
Boiling Point 105° to 106°C
Quantity 25g
Flash Point 4°C (39°F)
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material Trimethylacetonitrile
CAS 630-18-2
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula (CH3)3CCN
Formula Weight 83.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001847
UN Number UN3273
Synonym tert-Butyl cyanide; Pivalonitrile
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
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: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITRILES, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Trimethylacetonitrile used as a solvent and as a labile ligand in coordination chemistry. It is also used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is used in the presence of titanium(II) chloride and zinc to undergoes reductive coupling reaction of aromatic and aliphatic ketones including acyclic aliphatic ketones to give the corresponding pinacols.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, acetone and toluene. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

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
H225-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.