Acetonitrile

CAS Registry Number®

75-05-8
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CAS Name

Acetonitrile

Molecular Formula

C2H3N

Molecular Mass

41.05

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    81.6 °C @ Press: 760 Torr
  • Melting Point (1)

    -45 °C
  • Density (1)

    0.78745 g/cm³ @ Temp: 15 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C2H3N/c1-2-3/h1H3

InChIKey

InChIKey=WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C)#N

Canonical SMILES

N#CC

Other Names for this Substance

  • Acetonitrile
  • Cyanomethane
  • Ethanenitrile
  • Ethyl nitrile
  • Methane, cyano-

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

54841-72-4

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