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113212 Acetonitrile


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Key Spec Table

CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar Mass
75-05-8200-835-2C₂H₃NCH₃CN41.05 g/mol


Catalogue NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1132122500 Glass bottle 2.5 l
1132124000 Glass bottle 4 l
1132129185 Barrel stainl. st. 185 l
Catalogue Number113212
SynonymsACN, Methyl cyanide, Ethyl nitrile, Cyanomethane
OverviewAdditional to our high quality acetonitrile dried with low water content up to 10 ppm our DNA-/RNA synthesis reagents with its high quality, lowest water and acid content are best requirements for a reliable and reproducible DNA-/RNA synthesis with high yields. A wide variety of packaging types supporting specific synthesis instrumentations, for quantities from bottle to bulk, and the will to customized solutions completes our innovative offering.
Product Information
CAS number75-05-8
EC index number608-001-00-3
EC number200-835-2
Hill FormulaC₂H₃N
Chemical formulaCH₃CN
Molar Mass41.05 g/mol
HS Code2926 90 99
Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
Quality LevelMQ200
ApplicationAcetonitrile for DNA synthesis (≤ 30 ppm H₂O). CAS 75-05-08, molar mass 41.05 g/mol, and chemical formula CH₃CN.
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point81.6 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.78 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Explosion limit3.0 - 17 %(V)
Flash point2 °C
Ignition temperature524 °C
Melting Point-45.7 °C
Vapor pressure98.64 hPa (20 °C)
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
P301 + P312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
P304 + P340 + P312: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Categories of dangerhighly flammable, harmful, irritant
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1648 Acetonitril, 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1648 ACETONITRILE, 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1648 ACETONITRILE, 3, II
Supplemental Information
Purity (GC)≥ 99.9 %
Identity (IR)conforms
Acidity≤ 0.001 meq/g
Alkalinity≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Evaporation residue≤ 1 mg/l
Water≤ 30 ppm
Global Trade Item Number
Catalogue Number GTIN
1132122500 04027269017996
1132124000 04027269018108
1132129185 04027269018122


Acetonitrile SDS


Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

Acetonitrile Certificates of Analysis

Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
1132122500 Glass bottlePDF Specification Document
1132124000 Glass bottlePDF Specification Document
1132129185 Barrel stainl. st.PDF Specification Document


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