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Acetonitrile, Optima™, for HPLC and GC, Fisher Chemical™

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Quantity:
1L
4L
Packaging:
Amber Soda Lime Glass
Safe-Cote™ Amber Glass 
Wide Neck Amber Bottle
75-05-8
C2H3N
41.053
MFCD00001878
WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cyanide, cyanomethane, ethanenitrile, methanecarbonitrile, ethyl nitrile, methane, cyano, acetonitril, cyanure de methyl, methylkyanid, mecn
6342
CHEBI:38472
acetonitrile
CC#N
75-05-8
C2H3N
41.053
MFCD00001878
WEVYAHXRMPXWCK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cyanide, cyanomethane, ethanenitrile, methanecarbonitrile, ethyl nitrile, methane, cyano, acetonitril, cyanure de methyl, methylkyanid, mecn
6342
CHEBI:38472
acetonitrile
CC#N

High purity and versatile solvent suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, and pesticide residue analysis

  • Screened for fluorescing contaminants, and UV-absorbing contaminants in the 190-254nm range, to reduce interferences for smoother baselines
  • Tested for HPLC gradient suitability
  • Tested to ensure minimum halogenated residue levels (≤10 ng/L) to demonstrate suitability for pesticide analysis
  • Also meets ACS specifications
  • Intended for research use only
Absorbance 0.005 AU max. at 254nm, 0.02 AU max. at 220nm, 0.04 AU max. at 210nm, 0.05 AU max. at 205nm, 0.07 AU max. at 200nm, 0.15 AU max. at 195nm, 1.00 AU max. at 190nm
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 97mbar at 20°C
Assay Percent Range Assay: 99.9% min by GC
UN Number 1648; Colorless
Formula Weight 41.05
Physical Form Liquid
Percent Purity ≥99.9%
Grade High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications
Certificate of Analysis Certificate of Lot Analysis included with each bottle; UV and other chromatograms available on request.
Decomposition Information >500°C
Density 0.781g/cm³
Boiling Point 81°C
Color Colorless
Melting Point -46°C
Quantity 4L
Flash Point 49°C (120.2°F)
Fluorescence Background 1 ppb max.
HPLC Gradient Suitability Pass Test
Identification Pass Test
Packaging Safe-Cote™ Amber Glass 
Pesticide Residue Analysis 10ng/L max.
Refractive Index 1.3405 to 1.3425 (at 25°C)
Residue after Evaporation 0.8ppm max.
Titratable Acid 0.008mEq/g max.
Titratable Base 0.0006mEq/g max.
Vapor Pressure 97mbar at 20°C
Viscosity 0.36 cP at 20°C
Water 0.01% max.
Chemical Name or Material Acetonitrile
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DANGER!

Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Irritating to eyes. May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation. May cause central nervous system effects. Liver and kidney injuries may occur. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:3
Instability:0

DOTInformation : DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid