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LC4855 Pentanonitrile
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31855 Glass bottle 100 ml 24.75


Product information
Synonyms Butyl cyanide, Valeronitrile
Hill Formula C5H9N
Chemical formula CH3(CH2)3CN
HS Code 2926 90 95
EC number 203-781-8
Molar mass 83.13 g/mol
CAS number 110-59-8


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 520 °C
Solubility 10.0 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -96 °C
Molar mass 83.13 g/mol
Density 0.799 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 141 °C (1013 mbar)
Vapor pressure 7.0 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 38 °C
Refractive index 1.3973 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 2 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 10-22
Flammable.Harmful if swallowed.
Categories of danger flammable, harmful
Hazard Symbol



Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(VALERONITRILE), 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(VALERONITRILE), 3, III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 332 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.798 – 0.800
Identity (IR) passes test