Laboratory Chemical Search

Acetonitrile 5 Litre

Also known as cyanomethane, ethanenitrile and methyl cyanide

H.S.Code 29269000 CAS No. 75-05-8
Molecular Formula CH3CN Molecular Weight 41.05
Physical state at 20 °C Liquid Refractive index 1.339
Odour Aromatic odor Solubility in water Miscible in water
Density 0.783 g/cm3 Flash point 2°C
pH value Melting Point -45 °C

About Acetonitrile

Acetonitrile is the chemical compound with the formula CH3CN. It is an aliphatic nitrile and a volatile organic compound. Acetonitrile is produced as coproduct in the production of acrylonitrile by propylene ammoxidation – Sohio Process.

Acetonitrile is used mainly as a solvent in the purification of butadiene in refineries.In the extraction process of hydrocarbons, acetonitrile is used as a solvent. Industrially, it is used as a solvent for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and photographic film. Acetonitrile is used to make pharmaceuticals, perfumes, rubber products, pesticides, acrylic nail removers and batteries.

Acetonitrile Molecule

Acetonitrile Specifications

Packaging 5 Litre
Form Liquid
Colour Colourless
Grade Commercial Grade
Class 3
Storage Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Shelf Life 24 Months
Acetonitrile 5 Ltr Can

5 Litre