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Acetonitrile

Definition of the noun Acetonitrile

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noun - plural: acetonitriles

  1. [organic compound] The simplest organic cyanide or nitrile, CH3CN.

Explanation

Acetonitrile is the chemical compound with formula CH3CN. This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile. It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture. It is mainly used as a polar aprotic solvent in purification of butadiene. In the laboratory, it is used as a medium-polarity solvent that is miscible with water and has a convenient liquid range.

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Google previewA Laboratory History of Narcotics, Vol. 1 Amphetamines and Derivatives (2007)

by Jared Ledgard

Acetonitrile is a colorless liquid with an ether-like odor. Acetonitrile is a toxic liquid, and can be absorbed through the skin. It is flammable burning with a...

Acetonitrile is an excellent solvent that dissolves ...

Google previewThe Preparatory Manual of Explosives Fourth Edition

by Jared Ledgard

Acetonitrile is a colorless liquid with an ether-like odor. Acetonitrile is a toxic liquid, and can be absorbed through the skin. It is flammable burning with...

Acetonitrile is an excellent solvent that dissolves many inorganic salts. It forms a constant ...

Google previewThe Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition (2012)

by Jared Ledgard

Acetonitrile Acetonitrile is a colorless liquid with an ether-like odor. Acetonitrile is a toxic liquid, and can be absorbed through the skin.

Google previewA Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents (2006)

by Jared Ledgard

Acetonitrile is a colorless liquid with an ether-like odor. Acetonitrile is a toxic liquid, and can be absorbed through the skin. It is flammable and burns...

Acetonitrile is an excellent solvent that dissolves many inorganic salts. It forms a constant ...

Google previewOrganic Electrochemistry, Fifth Edition (2015)

Revised and Expanded by Ole Hammerich, Bernd Speiser

Besides having good electrochemical properties, acetonitrile is an unusually good solvent for UV spectroscopy, being transparent until about 190 nm. It is furthermore a convenient...

Google previewOrganic Electrochemistry, Fourth Edition, (2000)

by Ole Hammerich, Henning Lund

Besides having good electrochemical properties, acetonitrile is an unusually good solvent for UV spectrosocpy, being transparent until about 190 nm. It is furthermore a convenient...

Google previewDietary Sugars (2012)

Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects by Victor R. Preedy

Acetonitrile is a common mobile phase for the elution of sugars from vegetable matter and can be used in conjuncture with the Prevail Carbohydrate ES (Vagen and Slimestad 2008). In 2009, in the light of the global economic problems, plastic ...

Google previewHazardous Chemicals (2013)

Safety Management and Global Regulations by T.S.S. Dikshith

Acetonitrile is a colourless liquid, with an ether-like odour, and a polar solvent. Acetonitrile is predominantly used as a solvent in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, for spinning fibers and for casting and molding of plastic materials, in lithium ...

Google previewOECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals / Section 3: Degradation and Accumulation Test No. 316: Phototransformation of Chemicals in Water – Direct Photolysis (2008)

by OECD

Acetonitrile is a generally recommended co-solvent. 35. The initial concentration of the test chemical for quantum yield determinations and direct photolysis studies should be such that the decadic absorbance at any wavelength above 290 nm ...

Google previewWaterborne: Environmentally Friendly Coating Technologies (2013)

Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual International Waterborne, High-Solids, and Powder Coatings Symposium by James W. Rawlins , Robson F. Storey

Acetonitrile is an organic nitrile; methanol is an alcohol; acetic acid and stearic acids are short and long chain carboxylic acids, respectively, and palm kernel fatty acid distillate (PKFAD) is a distilled material containing short and medium length ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances (2007)

by Pradyot Patnaik

Acetonitrile is a teratomer. Pregnant hamsters were exposed to this compound by inhalation, ingestion, or injection during the early stage of embryogenesis. Severe axial skeletal disorders resulted in the offspring at a high concentration of ...

Google previewFundamental World of Quantum Chemistry (2004)

A Tribute to the Memory of Per-Olov Löwdin by Erkki J. Brändas, Eugene S. Kryachko

Acetonitrile is a strongly polar and aprotic solvent, where it is expected that dipolar long-ranged interactions contribute significantly to the solvation energetics of polar species. Benzene is a non-polar and aprotic solvent, where dispersion ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals (1997)

by David C. Ayres, Desmond G. Hellier

ACETONITRILE CAS No. 75-05-8 LDso oral rat 3800 mg ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1879)

by Henry Watts

Acetonitrile. Ethylamine. |3. They unite directly with 2 at. bromine, acetonitrile, for example, forming the compound tfH'NBr1 or CPH'BrN . HBr ( Engler) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1872)

by Henry Watts

(NH» +□ 2H« = C H* CH» Acetonitrile. Ethylumine. $. They unite directly with 2 at. bromine, acetonitrile, for example, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorist, Natural, and Man-Made Disasters (2006)

by Michael I. Greenberg

Chapter CHEMICAL EVENTS Acetonitrile (CH3CN) 1988: Utah Two cases of pediatric accidental ingestion of a cosmetic containing acetoni- trile were reported. One 16-month-old boy died and a 2-year-old boy survived with intensive ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Guides, indexes, directory (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

MANDELONITRILE Acetonitrile, hydroxyphenyl-; Benzoldehyde cyanohydrin; Glycolonitrile, phenyl-; Mandelic acid nitrile 532-28- 5 ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1922)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Acetonitrile is a colourless liquid with a pleasant ethereal smell, miscible with water, from which it separates on the addition of common salt. It burns in air with a peach-blossom flame ; with acetic acid at 200° it produces di- acetamide.

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