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1.13358

Supelco

Acetonitrile

for preparative chromatography Prepsolv

Synonym(s):
Cyanomethane, Methyl cyanide, ACN, Ethyl nitrile
Linear Formula:
CH3CN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
41.05
Beilstein:
741857
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-835-2

Quality Level

vapor density

1.41 (vs air)

vapor pressure

72.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
97 hPa ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.8% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

524 °C
973 °F

expl. lim.

16 %

impurities

≤0.0002 meq/g Alkalinity
≤0.0005 meq/g Acidity
≤0.05% Water

evapn. residue

≤1.0 mg/L

transmittance

220 nm, ≥90%
240 nm, ≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.344 (lit.)

bp

81-82 °C (lit.)

mp

−45 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 2 °C

density

0.786 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

CC#N

InChI

1S/C2H3N/c1-2-3/h1H3

InChI key

WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Prepsolv solvents are tailored to the requirements of preparative HPLC to facilitate scale-up from analytical to preparative separations. With their extremely low evaporation residue (<1 mg/l) and low water content, they ensure optimal protection for columns.

Preparation Note

Product filtered through a 0.2 μm filter

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.8 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 1.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.05 %
Acidity: ≤ 0.0005 meq/g
Alkalinity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Transmission (at 220 nm): ≥ 90 %
Transmission (from 240 nm): ≥ 98 %
Filtered by 0.2 µm filter

Legal Information

PREPSOLV is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

35.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

2.0 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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