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A12011 Trimethylacetonitrile, 98+%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12011-14 25g 61.90
A12011-22 100g 185.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H301-H311-H331

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P311-P312-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing 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 SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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