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A10694 Phenylacetonitrile, 98+%

CAS Number
140-29-4
Synonyms
Benzyl cyanide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10694-22 100g 18.30
A10694-36 500g 55.60
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Phenylacetonitrile, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00001894
EINECS
205-410-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H7N
Formula Weight
117.15
Melting point
-24°
Boiling Point
234°
Flash Point
101°(213°F)
Density
1.015
Refractive Index
1.5230
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (1.7 g/L at 20°C).

Applications

Phenylacetonitrile is used in organic synthesis for dyes, perfumes, pharmaceuticals, especially penicillin precursors. It is also used as a solvent.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mieczyslaw M kosza. Reactions of organic anions XVI. Catalytic nitroarylation of phenylacetonitrile derivatives in aqueous medium. Tetrahedron Letters. 1969, 10, (9), 673-676.

Roberto Solaro.; Salvatore D'Antone.; Emo Chiellini. Heterogeneous ethylation of phenylacetonitrile. J. Org. Chem. 1980, 45 (21), 4179-4183.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H330

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P284-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P310-P312-P330-P361-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1131
Beilstein
385941
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AM1400000

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