This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile (hydrogen cyanide is a simpler nitrile, but the cyanide anion is not classed as organic). It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture. It is used as a polar aprotic solvent in organic synthesis and in the purification of butadiene.
Novasol offers Acetonitrile HP & Acetonitrile 205.
Novasol has bought the LoA for its own REACH registration for the 100-1000 MT tonnage band.
Bulk, IBC, Steel drums
- Battery applications
- Solvent in the purification of butadiene in refineries
- Significant as the dominant solvent used in the manufacture of DNA oligonucleotides from monomers
- Solvent for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and photographic film