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A12589 Acetamide, 99%

CAS Number
60-35-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12589-30 250g 31.20
A12589-0B 1000g 91.00
A12589-0I 5000g 352.00
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Acetamide, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008023
EINECS
200-473-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CONH2
Formula Weight
59.07
Melting point
76-81°
Boiling Point
220-222°
Density
1.159
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Acetamide is used as an industrial solvent, plasticizer, wetting and penetrating agent. It is also used for the transamidation of carboxamides in 1,4-dioxane. It finds application in lacquers and soldering flux. Further, it acts as a precursor to thioacetamide.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Useful additive for brominations of acid-sensitive compounds in non-polar solvents since it forms a stable, insoluble 1:1 complex with HBr: Chem. Ber., 82, 275 (1949).

For amidocarbonylation in the presence of carbon monoxide and hydrogen in a route to phenylalanine, see Benzyl­ chloride, A12481.

D'Amico, F.; Rossi, B.; Camisasca, G.; Bencivenga, F.; Gessini, A.; Principi, E.; Cucini, R.; Masciovecchio, C. Slow-to-fast transition of hydrogen bond dynamics in acetamide hydration shell formation. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (16), 10987-10992.

Aguilar-Pineda, J. A.; Méndez-Maldonado, G. A.; Núñez-Rojas, E.; Alejandre, J. Parametrisation of a force field of acetamide for simulations of the liquid phase. Mol. Phys. 2015, 113 (17-18), 2716-2724.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H351

Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P281-P308+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,43
Beilstein
1071207
Harmonized Tariff Code
2924.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AB4025000

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