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Cyanoacetic Acid Properties

Cyanoacetic Acid

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Description

 

Cyanoacetic Acid is an half nitriled-malonic acid. It is used in the synthesis of intermediates and in the commercial preparation of barbital, for producing alpha cyano methylacrylate and dinbutyl phthalate, pharmaceutical industry for making Vitamin B6, caffeine, dye and agricultural chemicals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow-Brown Liquid
Boiling Point 318.5 °C
CAS Number 372-09-8
Density 1.287 g/cm3
EINECS Number 206-743-9
IUPAC Name 2-Cyanoethanoic Acid
InChI 1S/C3H3NO2/c4-2-1-3(5)6/h1H2,(H,5,6)
InChIKey MLIREBYILWEBDM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 65 °C
Molar Mass 85.07 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H3NO2
Synonyms Malonic Mononitrile;Monocyanoacetic Acid;1,6-Hexanediamine