Cyclopropylacetonitrile is used in the preparation of cyclopropyl-2 acetophenone and cyclopropylacetyl chloride. It acts as an organic intermediate in organic synthesis. It is also employed in the preparation of agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and dyestuff fields.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H300-H311-H331-H341
Flammable liquid and vapour. Fatal if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P280h-P309-P310a-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.