Dodecanenitrile

  • Lauronitrile
  • 1-Cyanoundecane
  • Undecyl cyanide
  • Lauric acid nitrile
  • Decylacetonitrile
  • Lauric nitrile
Formula
CH3(CH2)10CN
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2437-25-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-440-1
RTECS
JR2600000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
970348
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H23N
Formula mass
181.32
Melting point, °C
4
Boiling point, °C
276
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.005 (25 C)
Density
0.8270 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.4361 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Disposal code
1
Incompatibilities
Strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
108
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2926 90 95