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A13203 Propionitrile, 99%

CAS Number
107-12-0
Synonyms
Ethyl cyanide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13203-AK 250ml 43.20
A13203-AU 1000ml 116.00
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Propionitrile, 99%

MDL
MFCD00001948
EINECS
203-464-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CH2CN
Formula Weight
55.08
Melting point
-92°
Boiling Point
97-98°
Flash Point
6°(42°F)
Density
0.781
Refractive Index
1.3660
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It decomposes with water.

Applications

Propionitrile, act as solvents and are reacted further for various application including, Extraction solvent for fatty acids, oils and unsaturated hydrocarbons, Solvent for spinning and casting, removing agent of colouring matters and aromatic alcohols, Non-aqueous solvent for titrations and for inorganic salts, Recrystallization of steroids, Parent compound for organic synthesis, chemical intermediate in biochemistry, Catalyst and component of transition-metal complex catalysts, Stabilizer for chlorinated solvents, Chemical intermediate and solvent for perfumes and pharmaceuticals. It is used as a dielectric fluid.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. Incompatible with Strong acids, Strong bases, Strong oxidizing agents, Strong reducing agents.

Literature References

R. G. Lerner.; B. P. Dailey. Microwave Spectrum and Structure of Propionitrile. J. Chem. Phys. 1957, 678, (26.

R.J. Kern. Acrylonitrile and propionitrile complexes of metal chlorides in the first transition series. Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry. 1963, 25, (1), 5-9.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H300-H310-H319-H331

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. Toxic if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P307+P311-P310-P311-P330-P337+P313-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. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. 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

Merck
14,7827
Beilstein
773680
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UF9625000

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