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630-18-2 - Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+% - tert-Butyl cyanide - Pivalonitrile - A12011 - Alfa Aesar

A12011 Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+%

CAS Number
630-18-2
Synonyms
tert-Butyl cyanide
Pivalonitrile

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 57.99
100g 173.04
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Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00001847
EINECS
211-133-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)3CCN
Formula Weight
83.13
Melting point
16-18°
Boiling Point
105-106°
Flash Point
4°(39°F)
Density
0.757
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, acetone and toluene. Slightly miscible with water.

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.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

For in situ reaction with vinyl triflates in the synthesis of sterically hindered 2,4,6-trisubstituted pyrimidines, see: Synthesis, 881 (1990); for reaction scheme, see Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, A1173 .

Bagal, D. B.; Bhanage, B. M. Recent Advances in Transition Metal-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Nitriles. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357 (5), 883-900.

Akhtar, N.; Akhtar, W. Prospects, challenges, and latest developments in lithium-air batteries. Int. J. Energy Res. 2015, 39 (3), 303-316.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
Yes

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