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LC5544 p-Toluylacetonitrile
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32544 Glass bottle 25 ml 29.93


Product information
Synonyms p-Methylbenzyl cyanide, (p-Methylphenyl)acetonitrile
Hill Formula C9H9N
Chemical formula 4-(CH3)C6H4CH2CN
HS Code 2926 90 95
EC number 220-963-2
Molar mass 131.18 g/mol
CAS number 2947-61-7


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) insoluble
Melting point 18 °C
Molar mass 131.18 g/mol
Density 0.99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 242 – 243 °C
Flash point 106 °C
Refractive index 1.5153 (25 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P260: Do not breathe vapour.
P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 3 highly 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 36
Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase S 23-24
Do not breathe vapour.Avoid contact with skin.
Categories of danger irritant
Hazard Symbol Irritant


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3276 NITRILES, TOXIC, LIQUID, N.O.S.(P-TOLYLACETONITRILE), 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3276 NITRILES, TOXIC, LIQUID, N.O.S.(P-TOLYLACETONITRILE), 6.1, II


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.991 – 0.994
Identity (IR) passes test