Acetonitrile

Synonyms: Methyl cyanide; cyanomethane, ethyl nitrile; methanecarbonitrile; ethanenitrile
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
3
1648
II
CAS Number
75-05-8
Import Duty
2926.90

Used as a solvent in the production of vitamin B, pharmaceuticals, perfumes, pesticides, plastics and as a non-aqueous solvent for inorganic salts. It is also used in the photographic industry, in the extraction and refining of copper, in the textile industry, in lithium batteries, for the extraction of fatty acids from animal and vegetable oils, and in analytical chemistry laboratories.