Acetonitrile HP 2.5LT Go Back

CASR

: 75-05-8

Molecular Formula

: CH3CN

Molecular Weight

: 41.05
Specifications  
Description: A clear colourless liquid.
Identification by IR spectra: Conforms to structure
Solubility/Miscibility in water.: Soluble / Miscible.
Colour (APHA): Not more than 10 Hz
Density, 20°C: 0.780 - 0.790 g/cm3
Boiling range (95%): 80°C-82°C
Refractive index, 20°C ± 0.5°C: 1.342-1.344
Residue on evaporation: Not more than 0.005%
Ammonia(NH3): Not more than 0.5 ppm
Titrable acid (Acidity): < or = 8 µ eq/g (NMT 8.0 ml of 0.01N NaOH Should be required)
Titrable base (Alkalinity): < or = 0.6 µ eq/g (NMT 4.5 ml of 0.01N HCl Should be required)
Propionitrile (CH3CH2CN) (by GC): Not more than 300 ppm
Acrylonitrile (C3H3N) (by GC): Not more than 5 ppm
Arsenic (As): Not more than 0.15 ppm
Lead (Pb): Not more than 0.5 ppm
Cadmium(Cd): Not more than 0.2 ppm
Mercury(Hg): Not more than 0.15 ppm
Iron(Fe): Not more than 5 ppm
Copper(Cu): Not more than 5 ppm
UV absorbance profile (10mm cell) at 190 nm: 1.0 max.
UV absorbance profile (10mm cell) at 220 nm: 0.05 max.
UV absorbance profile (10mm cell) at 254 nm: 0.01 max.
Purity (By GC): min. 99.90%
Water content (by KF): Not more than 0.05% (w/w)
Total aerobic bacterial count: 100 cfu/ml max
Total combined yeast and mould count: 10 cfu/ml max
E.coli: Must be Absent per ml
Salmonella: Must be Absent per 10ml
Pseud. aeruginosa: Must be Absent per ml
Staphylococcus aureus: Must be Absent per ml
Bile-tolerant gram negative bacteria: Must be Absent per ml
Bacterial endotoxins: 2.5 EU/ml max
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