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372-09-8 - Cyanoacetic acid, 99% - A11045 - Alfa Aesar

A11045 Cyanoacetic acid, 99%

CAS Number
372-09-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 23.18
1000g 73.75
5000g 288.90
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Cyanoacetic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002677
EINECS
206-743-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
NCCH2CO2H
Formula Weight
85.06
Melting point
64-69°
Boiling Point
108°/15mm
Flash Point
107°(224°F)
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Miscible with water, ethyl alcohol, ether. Slightly miscible with benzene, acetic acid and chloroform.

Applications

Cyanoacetic acid is used in pharmaceutical industry for producing vitamin B6 and caffeine. It is also used in making dyes, agricultural chemicals, and in the synthesis of phenylacetic acid esters. It acts as a precursor cyanoacrylates viz. ethyl cyanoacrylate.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong bases, acids, strong oxidizing agents, alkaline, nitriles and reducing agents.

Literature References

Paramasivam, M.; Chitumalla, R. K.; Singh, S. P.; Islam, A.; Han, L. ; Rao, V. J.; Bhanuprakash, K. Tuning the Photovoltaic Performance of Benzocarbazole-Based Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Influence of π-Spacers. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (30), 17053-17064.

Gurrapu, S.; Jonnalagadda, S. K.; Alam, M. A.; Nelson, G. L.; Sneve, M. G.; Drewes, L. R.; Mereddy, V. R. Monocarboxylate Transporter 1 Inhibitors as Potential Anticancer Agents. ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6 (5), 558-561.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H302-H402-H412

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P273-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2689
Beilstein
506325
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AG3675000

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