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Alfa Aesar™ Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 630-18-2
Molecular Formula (CH3)3CCN
Formula Weight 83.13
MDL Number MFCD00001847
UN Number UN3273
Synonym tert-Butyl cyanide; Pivalonitrile
Chemical Name or Material Trimethylacetonitrile
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AAA1201114 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1201114
25g N/A N/A  
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AAA1201122 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1201122
100g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

630-18-2
83.13
UN3273
Trimethylacetonitrile
(CH3)3CCN
MFCD00001847
tert-Butyl cyanide; Pivalonitrile

Specifications

4°C (39°F)
105° to 106°C
25g
(CH3)3CCN
MFCD00001847
tert-Butyl cyanide; Pivalonitrile
≥98%
Odorless
16° to 18°C
630-18-2
83.13
UN3273
Trimethylacetonitrile

Safety and Handling

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.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITRILES, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA