Synonyms :   Propanenitrile, Ethylcyanide, Cynoethane, Propionic nitrile
 Appearance :   A colorless liquid with ethereal sweetish odor
 Emperical Formula :   C3H5N
 Structural Formula :   CH3CH2-CN
 CAS No. :   107-12-0
 Molecular Weight :   55.08
 Physical Properties :   Specific Gravity                                          0.782
    Boiling Point                                              97 o C
    Melting Point                                             -92o
    Flash Point                                                6o
    Refractive Index@ 20o C                             1.365 
    Solubility in Water                                      Limited Solubility
                                                                    in Water, Misc with
                                                                   Alcohol, Ether, DMF
 Specifications :   Purity by GC                                              99.5 % min.
    Moisture by K. F.                                        NMT  0.4 % max.
 Applications :   Used in the manufacture of Steroids, Trimethyl propionate,
    Flopropione, Ketoprofen.
 First Aid Measures
:   In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious     amounts of water for at least 15 minutes while removing     contaminated clothing and shoes.

    Ensure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the     eyelids with fingers.

    If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If required give artificial     respiration.
    If breathing is difficult give oxygen. If swallowed, wash out     mouth with water, provided person is conscious, call     a  physician.