Acetonitrile

cyanomethane, ethyl nitrile, methyl cyanide

How to detect Acetonitrile

Formula: CH3CN | CAS: 75-05-8

Synonyms: cyanomethane, ethyl nitrile, methyl cyanide

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaCH3CN
CAS no.75-05-8
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eVZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eVZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.586
Molecular Weight, g/mole41.0
Melting point, °C-48
Boiling point, °C81
Flash point, °C5.6
Lower Explosive Limit, %4.4
SpecificationValue/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³0.786
Ionisation Energy, eV12.2
EH40 TWA, ppm40
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³68
EH40 STEL, ppm60
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³102
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm20
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³34
NIOSH IDLH, ppm500
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm40
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³70

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