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Benzyl cyanide

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Benzyl nitrile, Phenylacetonitrile
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2CN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
117.15
Beilstein:
385941
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

refractive index

n20/D 1.520-1.526
n20/D 1.523 (lit.)

bp

233-234 °C (lit.)

mp

−24 °C (lit.)

density

1.015 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

N#CCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C8H7N/c9-7-6-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5H,6H2

InChI key

SUSQOBVLVYHIEX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl cyanide, an aromatic nitrile compound, is widely used as a starting material and as a chemical intermediate in organic chemistry and pharmaceutical applications.

Application

Benzyl cyanide may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in fruit samples, frescoes, and desert locusts by gas chromatography (GC) based techniques.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 1 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Oral

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

215.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

102 °C - closed cup

Regulatory Information

易制毒化学品(3类)
危险化学品

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