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LC5541 o-Tolunitrile
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32541 Glass bottle 250 ml 27.68
AC32541 Glass bottle 1 l 73.8


Product information
Synonyms o-Tolyl cyanide, 2-Methylbenzonitrile
Hill Formula C8H7N
Chemical formula 2-(CH3)C6H4CN
HS Code 2926 90 95
EC number 208-451-7
Molar mass 117.15 g/mol
CAS number 529-19-1


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature >525 °C DIN 51794
Solubility (20 °C) insoluble
Melting point -13 °C
Molar mass 117.15 g/mol
Density 0.99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 7 (H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 93 – 94 °C (27 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.5 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.1 – 6.7 %(V)
Flash point 85 °C DIN 51758
Refractive index 1.5279 (20 °C, 589 nm)
Viscosity kinematic 1.7 mm2/s (23 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H315: Causes skin irritation.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Warning
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C


Safety information
R Phrase R 38-52/53
Irritating to skin.Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 61
Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger irritant, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Irritant


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 3185 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.992 – 0.993
Identity (IR) passes test