Acetonitrile (C2H3N) is a colorless liquid with aromatic odor, highly flammable and harmful. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Acetonitrile. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc

Acetonitrile Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 3°F. Vapors may travel a considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in a compliant building for flammables storage.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizers
  • Description: Acetonitrile is the chemical compound with the formula CH 3CN. This colorless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile. It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Acetonitrile Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C2H3N 786.00 kg/m³ 179.6°F (82°C) Acetonitrile 41.05 g/mol Cold water, hot water, & methanol -49°F (-45°C)

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