Dytek® 2PN CIS-2-Pentenenitrile

Product Information

Molecular Structure
IUPAC Name (Z)-pent-2-enenitrile
CAS Number
  • 25899-50-7
Other Names
  • CIS-2-PENTENENITRILE
  • (Z)-2-Pentenenitrile
  • 1-cyano-1-butene
  • cis-1-butenylcyanide
  • cis-pent-2-enenitrile
  • 1-BUTEN-1-YL CYANIDE
  • DYTEK® 2PN
Molecular Formula C5H7N
Molecular Weight 81.118 g/mol
Description DYTEK® 2PN nitrile is a linear unsaturated liquid nitrile. Its conjugated double bond enables a series of addition reactions at the 3 carbon - producing ethyl-branched derivatives.
Typical Composition
(wt %)
cis-2-pentenenitrile 98.5
Other Nitriles 1.5
HCN, ppm <10
Inhibitor (2,6-di-t-butyl-p-cresol), ppm 100
Chemical & Physical Properties

Chemical & Physical Properties

Property Name Value
Boiling Point, °C (°F) 127 (261)
Flash Point, cc, °C (°F) 26
Specific Gravity, 20°C (68 °F) 0.82
Vapor Pressure, mmHg, 20°C (68°F) 47
Vapor Density (Air = 1) 2.8
Solubility in Water 1
Applications & Uses

Applications & Uses

Synthesis of Pentane-1,3-diamine (Dytek® EP)

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Dytek® EP
589-37-7

Synthesis of Dytek® 3APN

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Dytek® 3APN
75405-06-0

Synthesis of Valeronitrile and 1-aminopentane

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Valeronitrile
110-59-8

1-aminopentane
73200-62-1

Synthesis of Pentanoic Acid

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Pentanoic acid
70268-41-6

Synthesis of Alkanolamines

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

3-Pentanol, 1-amino-
291535-62-1

Synthesis of 3-((2-ethylhexyl)oxy)pentan-1-amine

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

2-ethylhexanol
704-76-7

3-((2-ethylhexyl)oxy)pentan-1-amine
174615-16-8

Synthesis of 3-ethyl-2-propyl-1,5-pentanediamine (PEPDA)

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

3-ethyl-2-propyl-1,5-pentanediamine
75405-14-0
103030-59-7

Synthesis of 2-n-Butylimidazole

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Ethylenediamine
85404-18-8

2-n-Butylimidazole
50790-93-7

Route to Beta Hydroxy Acids

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Pentanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-

10237-77-1

1,5-Dioxocane-2,6-dione, 4,8-diethyl-

1430060-82-4

Route to Beta Hydroxy Amides

Dytek® 2PN
25899-50-7

Pentanamide, 3-hydroxy-

155053-71-7

References in Literature

References in Literature

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Patents

Patents

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