Acetonitrile

CAS RN: 75-05-8

Property Summary

Autoignition Temperature:
    975 deg F (524 deg C)

Boiling Point:
    81.6 deg C at 760 mm Hg

Density Specific Gravity:
    Specific gravity: 0.78745 at 15 deg C/4 deg C

Flash Point:
    42 deg F (6 deg C) (Open Cup)

Melting Point:
    -44 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    C2-H3-N

Molecular Weight:
    41.052

Solubilities:
    In water, >800 g/L at 25 deg C
    In water, infinite solubility at 25 deg C
    Miscible with methanol, methyl acetate, ethyl acetate, ether, acetamide solutions, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, ethylene chloride, and with many unsaturated hydrocarbons; immiscible with many saturated hydrocarbons (petroleum fractions).
    Soluble in alcohol
    Miscible with ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone, benzene
    Equal wt of acetonitrile and the following materials are miscible at room temp: formic acid, acetic acid, levulinic acid, methanol, cellosolve solvent, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, di-n-butyl amine, acetic anhydride, pyridine, nitrobenzene, aniline, xylene, phenol, acetyl chloride, dibutyl phthalate, diglycol stearate, n-butyl ether, dichloroethyl ether, methyl isobutyl ketone, nitromethane, nitroethane, nitropropane

Vapor Density:
    1.42 (Air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:
    88.8 mm Hg at 25 deg C

Viscosity:
    0.35 cP at 20 deg C

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