Propionitrile

CAS RN:107-12-0

Reactivities / Incompatibilities

Strong oxidizers & reducing agents, strong acids & bases [Note: Hydrogen cyanide is produced when propionitrile is heated to decomposition].
Poisonous ... on contact with acids.
After refluxing for 24 hr at 105 deg C, a mixture /with N-bromosuccinimide/ exploded, possibly due to dehydrohalogenation of the bromonitrile to acrylonitrile, and polymerization of the latter.
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