Dytek® 2M3BN 2-Methyl-3-Butenenitrile

Product Information

Molecular Structure
IUPAC Name 2-methylbut-3-enenitrile
CAS Number
  • 16529-56-9
Other Names
  • 1-methyl-2-propenyl cyanide
  • 3-Butenenitrile, 2-methyl-
  • 3-Cyanobut-1-ene
  • 3-Cyano-1-butene
  • Dytek® 2M3BN
Molecular Formula C5H7N
Molecular Weight 81.118 g/mol
Description Clear yellow liquid
Typical Composition
(wt %)
2-Methyl-3-Butenenitrile 85-90
trans-2-Methyl-2-Butenenitrile 2-4
Pentenenitriles 6-10
Water, ppm 25-175
Chemical & Physical Properties

Chemical & Physical Properties

Property Name Value
Boiling Point, Pure 2M3BN, °C (°F) 125 (257)
Boiling Range, °C (°F) 121–145 (250-293)
Flash Point, cc, °C (°F) 15 (54)
Specific Gravity, 25°C (77°F) 0.80
Vapor Pressure, 20°C (77°F), mmHg 12
Applications & Uses

Applications & Uses

  • Chemical dye intermediate
  • Monomer
  • Rubber accelerator
  • Lubricant
  • Flavor and fragrances

Synthesis of 2-Methyl-3-butenoic acid

Dytek® 2M3BN

2-Methyl-3-butenoic acid

Synthesis of 2-Methylbutyric acid

Dytek® 2M3BN

2-Methylbutyric acid

Synthesis of 2-Methylbutyric, methyl ester

Dytek® 2M3BN

2-Methylbutyric, methyl ester

References in Literature

References in Literature

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Title Journal or Book Year
Introduction Iron-Catalysed Hydrofunctionalisation of Alkenes and Alkynes 2016
Toward the development of efficient and stable Pd-catalysts for the methoxycarbonylation of medium chain alkenes Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society 2015
Catalytic C–CN Bond Activation C-C Bond Activation 2014
Ring-opening polymerisation of ɛ-caprolactone catalysed by Brønsted acids Chemical Papers 2014
Mechanistic Studies of Transition Metal-Mediated C–C Bond Activation C-C Bond Activation 2013


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