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H56658 (R)-(+)-Mandelonitrile, 98%

CAS Number
10020-96-9
Synonyms
(R)-(+)-alpha-Hydroxybenzeneacetonitrile

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Bulk/Specialty

(R)-(+)-Mandelonitrile, 98%

MDL
MFCD01320485

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H7NO
Formula Weight
133.15
Melting point
28-30°
Boiling Point
170°
Flash Point
113°(235°F)
Density
1.117
Refractive Index
1.5320
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

It is a useful intermediate in the preparation of optically active α-hydroxyl carboxylic acids, α-hydroxyl aldehydes, α-hydroxy ketones, and 2-amino alcohols.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store at room temperature.

Literature References

Keizou Yamamoto.; Isao Fujimatsu.; Ken-Ichi Komatsu. Purification and characterization of the nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750 responsible for enantioselective hydrolysis of mandelonitrile. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 1992, 73 (6),425-430.

Tuomas T. Huuhtanen.; Liisa T. Kanerva. Enzyme-catalysed synthesis of optically active aliphatic cyanohydrins. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry. 1992, 3 (10),1223-1226.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H318

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5719
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2926.90
TSCA
No

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