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  • Acetonitrile (ACN) is the chemical compound with formula CH3CN. This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile and is widely used as a solvent.
  • Acetonitrile is a toxic, colorless liquid with an ether-like odor and a sweet, burnt taste.


  • Acetonitrile is a by-product from the manufacture of acrylonitrile.
  • The acrylonitrile (ACN) produced in the world today is produced using the SOHIO process for ammoxidation of propylene and ammonia.
  • Acetonitrile can also be produced by dehydration of acetamide or by hydrogenation of mixtures of carbon monoxide and ammonia.


  • Acetonitrile is used to make pharmaceuticals, perfumes, rubber products, pesticides, acrylic nail removers and batteries.
  • Acetonitrile is also used to extract fatty acids from animal and vegetable oils.
  • Industrially, it is used a solvent in the purification of butadiene and in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and photographic film.
  • Acetonitrile is used as a solvent in the production of vitamin B, perfumes, plastics and as a non-aqueous solvent for inorganic salts.
  • Acetonitrile (ACN) is one of the most widely used solvents in Reversed Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography (RP-HPLC).

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