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4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid)

≥98.0% (T)

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Synonym(s):
4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanopentanoic acid), ABCVA, ACVA
Linear Formula:
HOCOCH2CH2C(CH3)(CN)N=NC(CH3)(CN)CH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
280.28
Beilstein:
1729856
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

Assay

≥98.0% (T)

form

solid

impurities

≤1% water

mp

118-125 °C (dec.) (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(CCC(O)=O)(\N=N\C(C)(CCC(O)=O)C#N)C#N

InChI

1S/C12H16N4O4/c1-11(7-13,5-3-9(17)18)15-16-12(2,8-14)6-4-10(19)20/h3-6H2,1-2H3,(H,17,18)(H,19,20)/b16-15+

InChI key

VFXXTYGQYWRHJP-FOCLMDBBSA-N

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solid

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powder

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crystals

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crystals

mp

118-125 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

208-212 °C

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-

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-

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

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storage temp.

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storage temp.

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Quality Level

200

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-

Quality Level

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impurities

≤1% water

impurities

≤1.0% water

impurities

-

impurities

-

Application

4,4′-Azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid) has been used in the preparation of polystyrene particles by polymerizing styrene in ethyl alcohol.

Biochem/physiol Actions

4,4′-azobis(4-cyanovaleric acid) is an azo-initiator that induces lipid peroxidation of sunflower oil.

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Self-react. D

Storage Class Code

5.2 - Organic peroxides and self-reacting hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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