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  • Product Name: Acetonitrile
  • Other Names: ACN
  • Cas No.: 75-05-8
  • Purity: 99.9%
  • MF: C2H3N
  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: Mainly used at Pharmaceutical,Chemical,Labratories,Electronics and Petrochemical industry
  • Sample: Available

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Acetonitrile is an organic compound, colorless transparent liquid, has excellent solvent properties, can dissolve a variety of organic, inorganic and gaseous substances, and immiscible with water and alcohol. Acetonitrile is an important organic intermediate that can undergo typical nitrile reactions and is used to prepare many typical nitrogen-containing compounds.

Product Parameter

Synonyms Ethanenitrile, Cyanomethane, Ethyl nitrile, Methanecarbonitrile, Methyl cyanide, MeCN, ACN
Chemical Formula C2H3N CAS Number 1975/5/8
Molar mass 41.053 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Faint, distinct, fruity
Density 0.786 g/cm3 at 25°C
Melting point −46 to −44 °C; −51 to −47 °F; 227 to 229 K
Boiling point 81.3 to 82.1 °C; 178.2 to 179.7 °F; 354.4 to 355.2 K
Vapor pressure 9.71 kPa (at 20.0 °C)
Acidity (pKa) 25
Refractive index 1.344
Flash point 2.0 °C (35.6 °F; 275.1 K)
Solubility organic solvents: soluble(lit.)
Solubility in water Miscible
Stability Incompatible with alkali metals, acids, bases, reducing agents and oxidizing agents. Highly flammable.
log P −0.334
Storage condition Store at +5°C to +30°C.



1. Organic synthesis: ACN is widely used as a solvent in organic synthesis reactions. It can dissolve many organic substances and provide a suitable reaction environment. Acetonitrile has good solubility and stability for many organic chemical reactions, and can be used as one of the commonly used solvents.

2. Chromatographic analysis: Acetonitrile is one of the commonly used mobile phase solvents in liquid chromatographic analysis. It has good solubility, low viscosity and high polarity, and is suitable for high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and gas chromatography (GC) mobile phase.

3. Electrochemistry: Acetonitrile is widely used in the field of electrochemistry. It is a kind of electrolyte solvent for electrochemical reaction, which can provide ion transport medium.

4. Extractant: Acetonitrile can also be used as an extractant for chemicals. It can extract some substances, such as metal ions, organic compounds, etc., for separation and purification.

In addition to the above applications, acetonitrile is also used in the preparation of organic compounds and synthetic drug intermediates, the production of certain chemical reagents, and the synthesis of catalysts.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Pharmaceutical Industry,Chemical Manufacturing,Laboratories and Research Facilities,Petroleum and Gas Industry,Electronics Industry,Agrochemical Industry,Paints and Coatings Industry