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LC1078 Butyronitrile

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28078 Glass bottle 250 ml 16.11
AC28078 Glass bottle 1 l



Product information
Synonyms Propyl cyanide, Butyric acid nitrile
Hill Formula C4H7N
HS Code 2926 90 95
EC number 203-700-6
Molar mass 69.11 g/mol
EC index number 608-005-00-5
CAS number 109-74-0


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 488 °C
Solubility 33 g/l (25 °C)
Melting point -112 °C
Molar mass 69.11 g/mol
Density 0.79 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 117 – 118 °C
Vapor pressure 19.7 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.6 %(V)
Flash point 18 °C
Refractive index 1.3842 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 10-23/24/25
Flammable.Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
S Phrase S 45
In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger flammable, toxic
Hazard Symbol

RTECS ET8750000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2411 BUTYRONITRILE, 3 (6.1), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2411 BUTYRONITRILE, 3 (6.1), II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 50 – 100 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 397 mg/kg



Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.790 – 0.792
Identity (IR) passes test


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