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Acetonitrile, is the simplest organic nitrile with the formula CH3CN and structure H3C−C≡N. It appears as a colorless liquid with an aromatic odor. It is mainly used as a polar aprotic solvent in organic synthesis and in the purification process. It is also used to make pharmaceuticals, perfumes, rubber products, pesticides, acrylic nail removers and batteries.


Fixed-bed vapour phase reaction and fractional distillation.


Catalytic ammonolysis of acetic acid.


Laboratory Chemical: Mobile phase in HPLC.
Synthesis Intermediate: Perfumes, Agro and Pharmaceutical industry.
Solvent: Extraction, Electrochemical cells, Pharmaceutical, Biochemical synthesis process.
Other Industrial Application: Removing solution, transition metal complex catalyst

Product Identifiers:

Chemical Formula C2H3N
Preferred IUPAC Name Acetonitrile
CAS Number 75-05-8
HSN Code 29269000

Physical Properties

Molecular wt. 41.05 g
Density @ 25 ºC 0.786 g/mL
Refractive Index 20 ºC 1.3441
Boiling Point 81 - 83 °C
Freezing Point Below -45 °C
Solubility in water @ 25 ºC Miscible in all proportions
Flash Point (closed cup) 2 °C


Appearance A Clear Colorless Liquid
Color (APHA max.) 10
Purity by GC 99.8% min.
Specific Gravity @ 20 ºC 0.780 to 0.785
Water by K.F. (wt. %) 0.05% max.
Acetone (ppm) 50 max.
Free Ammonia (ppm) 6 max.
Propionitrile (ppm) 300 max.
Acrylonitrile by GC (ppm) 10 max.
Acidity (as Acetic Acid) (wt. %) 0.05% max.