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A11045 Cyanoacetic acid, 97%

CAS Number
372-09-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11045-30 250g 24.10
A11045-0B 1000g 76.70
A11045-0I 5000g 330.00
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Cyanoacetic acid, 97%

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)
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
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: H302-H314-H332-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-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. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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