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4254-02-8 - Cyclopentanecarbonitrile, 98% - Cyanocyclopentane - Cyclopentyl cyanide - A17710 - Alfa Aesar

A17710 Cyclopentanecarbonitrile, 98%

CAS Number
4254-02-8
Synonyms
Cyanocyclopentane
Cyclopentyl cyanide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 50.40
5g 133.00
25g 502.00
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Cyclopentanecarbonitrile, 98%

MDL
MFCD00013741
EINECS
224-229-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H9N
Formula Weight
95.14
Melting point
-76°
Boiling Point
67-68°/10mm
Flash Point
56°(133°F)
Density
0.912
Refractive Index
1.4410
Solubility
Miscible with toluene.

Applications

Cyclopentanecarbonitrile is used as a substrate and reagent to investigate the specific activity of nitrile and amide hydrolyzing enzymes isolated from candida guilliermondii cells. It is also used to prepare cyclopentanecarboxamide by using tetrabutylammonium hydrogen sulfate as a catalyst in the presence of reagents such as aqueous hydrogen peroxide and sodium hydroxide.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Yang, X.; Nath, D.; Fleming, F. F. Chemoselective Alkylations with N- and C-Metalated Nitriles. Org. Lett. 2015, 17 (19), 4906-4909.

Schranck, J.; Burhardt, M.; Bornschein, C.; Neumann, H.; Skrydstrup, T.; Beller, M. Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative alpha-Arylation to beta-Ketonitriles. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20 (31), 9534-9538.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H302-H312-H331-H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1098717
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
No

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