CAS Number: 75-05-8
Molar Mass: 41.05192 g
State of Matter: colorless liquid
Mass Percent: C 58.514 %; H 7.3658 %; N 34.119 %
• "CH3CN. Methyl cyanide, an ingredient of some commercially available nail care products. When ingested, it produces a toxic reaction similar to cyanide poisoning. The onset is delayed 9 to 12 hr or more. It is also found in the urine of cigarette smokers. Treatment for poisoning is the same as for cyanide poisoning." 1
82°C 2 = 355.15 K = 179.6°F
* - 1 atm pressure
For More Information
(1) - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 18th ed.; F. A. David Company: Philadelphia, PA, 1997; p 18.
(2) - Estok, George K. Organic Chemistry: A Short Text; W.B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 1959; p 155.