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Acetonitrile

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Normal boiling point

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein

Tboil (K) Reference Comment
354.75Di Cave and Mazzarotta, 1991Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
354.8Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS
354.25Wisniak and Tamir, 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
355.American Tokyo Kasei, 1988BS
354.60Surendranath, Ramanjaneyulu, et al., 1988Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.25Tamir and Wisniak, 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
370.55Tamir and Wisniak, 1986Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
354.7Majer and Svoboda, 1985 
354.75Mato and Benito, 1985Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.7Buckingham and Donaghy, 1982BS
354.8Subba Rao, Rao, et al., 1979Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
354.8Sivarama Rao, Rao, et al., 1978Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.75Bagga, Katyal, et al., 1977Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
354.8Tripathi and Asselineau, 1975Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.75Anonymous, 1968TRC
354.45Volpicelli, 1968Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.65Blackford and York, 1965Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.8Fort and Moore, 1965Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
355.0Prokhorova, Serafimov, et al., 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
351.Gross and Gloede, 1963Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 3. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
354.71Brown and Smith, 1960Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
354.35Ogawa, Kishida, et al., 1958Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.7Gagnon, Boivin, et al., 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
355.Maslan and Stoddard, 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
354.72Brown and Smith, 1955Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
355.Denton and Bishop, 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
355.0Walker, 1952Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.9Smith and Witten, 1951Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.7Boivin, 1950Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
355.15Sauer and Hadsell, 1948Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
354.8Lecat, 1946Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
354.Olin, 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
355.Teter and Merwin, 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
354.90Abramovitch and Hauser, 1942Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.7 K; TRC
353.Karve and Gharpure, 1939Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
355.Condo, Hinkel, et al., 1937Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
353.9Skrabal, 1937Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
354.8Cowley and Partington, 1935Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.8Partington and Cowley, 1935Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.9Lowry and Henderson, 1932Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
354.8Timmermans and Hennaut-Roland, 1930Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.8Werner, 1929Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
354.8Koch, 1927Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
354.75Grimm and Patrick, 1923Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.95Kilpi, 1914Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
354.75Timmermans, 1912Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.7Timmermans, 1911Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
354.75Timmermans, 1910Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
355.Henry, 1905Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
354.69Louguinine, 1899Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
354.9Radice, 1899Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
354.69Louguinine, 1889Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC

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References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Di Cave and Mazzarotta, 1991
Di Cave, S.; Mazzarotta, B., Isobaric Vapor-Liquid Equilibria for the Binary Systems Formed by Acetonitrile and Aromatic Hydrocarbons, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1991, 36, 293. [all data]

Weast and Grasselli, 1989
CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds, 2nd Editon, Weast,R.C and Grasselli, J.G., ed(s)., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, 1. [all data]

Wisniak and Tamir, 1989
Wisniak, J.; Tamir, A., Vapor-Liquid Equilibria at 769 mmHg in the Systems Acetonitrile-Methyl Methacrylate, Acetonitrile-Vinyl Acetate, and Methyl Acetate-Vinyl Acetate, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1989, 34, 402. [all data]

American Tokyo Kasei, 1988
American Tokyo Kasei, TCI American Organic Chemical 88/89 Catalog, American Tokyo Kasei, Portland, OR, 1988, 1610. [all data]

Surendranath, Ramanjaneyulu, et al., 1988
Surendranath, K.N.; Ramanjaneyulu, K.; Krishnaiah, A., Viscosities of binary liquid mixtures of acetonitrile with chlorinated ethanes and ethylenes at 303.15 K, Indian J. Technol., 1988, 26, 379-82. [all data]

Tamir and Wisniak, 1987
Tamir, A.; Wisniak, J., Vapor-Liquid Equilibria at 760 mm Hg in the Ternary System Methanol- Acetonitrile-Propyl Bromide, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1987, 32, 291. [all data]

Tamir and Wisniak, 1986
Tamir, A.; Wisniak, J., Liquid-Vapor Equilibria at 760 mmHg in the Systems Methanol-Aceto- nitrile and Acetonitrile-Propyl Bromide, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1986, 31, 363. [all data]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
Majer, V.; Svoboda, V., Enthalpies of Vaporization of Organic Compounds: A Critical Review and Data Compilation, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1985, 300. [all data]

Mato and Benito, 1985
Mato, F.; Benito, G.G., Liquid-Vapor Equilibrium of Binary Mixtures of Nitriles and Alcohols. I., An. Quim., Ser. A, 1985, 81, 116. [all data]

Buckingham and Donaghy, 1982
Buckingham, J.; Donaghy, S.M., Dictionary of Organic Compounds: Fifth Edition, Chapman and Hall, New York, 1982, 1. [all data]

Subba Rao, Rao, et al., 1979
Subba Rao, D.; Rao, K.V.; Ravi Prasad, A.; Chiranjivi, C., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1979, 24, 241-4. [all data]

Sivarama Rao, Rao, et al., 1978
Sivarama Rao, C.V.; Rao, K.V.; Ravi Prasad, A.; Chiranjivi, C., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1978, 23, 23-5. [all data]

Bagga, Katyal, et al., 1977
Bagga, O.P.; Katyal, R.C.; Raju, K.S.N., Isobaric Binary Vapor-Liquid Equilibria Systems Acetonitrile-Ethylbenzene and Acetonitrile-p-Xylene, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1977, 22, 416. [all data]

Tripathi and Asselineau, 1975
Tripathi, R.P.; Asselineau, L., Isobaric Vapor-Liquid Equilibria in Ternary System Benzene-n-Heptane- Acetonitrile from Binary t-x Measurements, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1975, 20, 33. [all data]

Anonymous, 1968
Anonymous, X., Chemicals and Plastics Physical Properties, 1968, Union Carbide Corp., product bulletin, 1968. [all data]

Volpicelli, 1968
Volpicelli, G., Vapor-Liquid and Liquid equilibria of the System Acrylonitrile-Acetonitrile -Water, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1968, 13, 150-4. [all data]

Blackford and York, 1965
Blackford, D.S.; York, R., Vapor-Liquid Equilibria of the System Acrylonitrile-Acetonitrile-Water, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1965, 10, 313. [all data]

Fort and Moore, 1965
Fort, R.J.; Moore, W.R., Adiabatic compressibilities of binary liquid mixtures, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1965, 61, 2102. [all data]

Prokhorova, Serafimov, et al., 1964
Prokhorova, V.V.; Serafimov, L.A.; Takhtamysheva, L.S., Liquid-vapour phase equilibrium in the acrylonitrile + acetonitrile system at atmospheric pressure, Zh. Fiz. Khim., 1964, 38, 1005. [all data]

Gross and Gloede, 1963
Gross, H.; Gloede, J., Chem. Ber., 1963, 96, 1387-94. [all data]

Brown and Smith, 1960
Brown, I.; Smith, F., Liquid-Vapour Equilibria X. The Systems Acetone + Nitromethane and Acetone + Acetonitrile at 45 deg C, Aust. J. Chem., 1960, 13, 30. [all data]

Ogawa, Kishida, et al., 1958
Ogawa, S.; Kishida, H.; Kuyama, H., Vapor-liquid equilibria of acetonitrile + alpha-picoline mixtures under 760 mmHg, Kagaku Kogaku, 1958, 22, 151. [all data]

Gagnon, Boivin, et al., 1956
Gagnon, P.E.; Boivin, J.L.; Haggart, Catherine, Reactions of Ammonium Sulfamate With Amides and Ureas., Can. J. Chem., 1956, 34, 1662. [all data]

Maslan and Stoddard, 1956
Maslan, F.D.; Stoddard, E.A., Acetonitrile + water liquid-vapor equilibrium, J. Phys. Chem., 1956, 60, 1146-7. [all data]

Brown and Smith, 1955
Brown, I.; Smith, F., Liquid-vapour equilibria: vi the systems acetonitrile + benzene at 45 c and acetonitrile + nitromethane at 60!31c, Aust. J. Chem., 1955, 8, 62. [all data]

Denton and Bishop, 1953
Denton; Bishop, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1953, 45, 282. [all data]

Walker, 1952
Walker, E.E., J. Appl. Chem., 1952, 2, 470. [all data]

Smith and Witten, 1951
Smith, J.W.; Witten, L.B., Solvent Effects In Dipole Moment Determinations. The Molecular Polarizations and Apparent Dipole Moments of tert-Butyl Chloride and Methyl Cyanide In Various Solvents and Solvent Mixtures., Trans. Faraday Soc., 1951, 47, 1304-18. [all data]

Boivin, 1950
Boivin, J.S., Synthesis of nitriles by fusion of amides with ammonium sulphamate, Can. J. Res., Sect. B, 1950, 28, 671. [all data]

Sauer and Hadsell, 1948
Sauer, R.O.; Hadsell, E.M., Azeotropes of Trimethylchlorosilane and Silicon Tetrachloride, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1948, 70, 4258-9. [all data]

Lecat, 1946
Lecat, M., Some orthobaric azeotropes, C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1946, 222, 733-734. [all data]

Olin, 1945
Olin, J., , 1945. [all data]

Teter and Merwin, 1945
Teter, J.; Merwin, W., , 1945. [all data]

Abramovitch and Hauser, 1942
Abramovitch, B.; Hauser, C.R., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1942, 64, 2720. [all data]

Karve and Gharpure, 1939
Karve; Gharpure, J. Univ. Bombay, Sci., 1939, 8, 139. [all data]

Condo, Hinkel, et al., 1937
Condo, F.E.; Hinkel, E.T.; Fassero, A.; Shriner, R.L., Identification of Nitriles. II. Addition Compounds of Nitriles with Mercaptoacetic Acid., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1937, 59, 230. [all data]

Skrabal, 1937
Skrabal, R., Monatsh. Chem., 1937, 70, 398-404. [all data]

Cowley and Partington, 1935
Cowley, E.G.; Partington, J.R., Studies in dielectric polarisation: xiii the dipole moments of the simpler aliphatic nitriles, J. Chem. Soc., 1935, 1935, 604. [all data]

Partington and Cowley, 1935
Partington; Cowley, Nature (London), 1935, 135, 474. [all data]

Lowry and Henderson, 1932
Lowry, T.M.; Henderson, S.T., Molecular Structure and Physical Properties of Prussic Acid. I. Refractive Dispersion of Prussic Acid and Its Homologs., Proc. R. Soc. London, A, 1932, 136, 471. [all data]

Timmermans and Hennaut-Roland, 1930
Timmermans, J.; Hennaut-Roland, M., The Work of the International Bureau of Physical-Chemical Standards IV Study of the Physical Constants of Twenty Organic Compounds, J. Chim. Phys. Phys.-Chim. Biol., 1930, 27, 401-38. [all data]

Werner, 1929
Werner, O., The dipole moment of hydrocyanic acid and some nitriles, Z. Phys. Chem., Abt. B, 1929, 4, 371. [all data]

Koch, 1927
Koch, F.K.U., J. Chem. Soc., 1927, 1927, 647. [all data]

Grimm and Patrick, 1923
Grimm, F.V.; Patrick, W.A., The Dielectric Constastants of Organic Liquids at the Boilin Point, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1923, 45, 2794. [all data]

Kilpi, 1914
Kilpi, S., The Rate Constant for Hydrolysis of Cyanides in Hydrochloric Acid Soln, Z. Phys. Chem. (Leipzig), 1914, 86, 641. [all data]

Timmermans, 1912
Timmermans, J., Experimental Research on the Density of Liquids Below 0 Degrees., Sci. Proc. R. Dublin Soc., 1912, 13, 310. [all data]

Timmermans, 1911
Timmermans, J., Researches on the freezing point of organic liquid compounds, Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg., 1911, 25, 300. [all data]

Timmermans, 1910
Timmermans, J., The Purification and Physical Constants of Several Organic Liquids, Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg., 1910, 24, 244. [all data]

Henry, 1905
Henry, L., Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1905, 24, 348. [all data]

Louguinine, 1899
Louguinine, W., The latent heat of vaporization of piperidine, pyridine, aceto nitrile and capro nitrile, C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1899, 128, 366. [all data]

Radice, 1899
Radice, G., , Ph. D. Thesis, Univ. of Geneve, 1899. [all data]

Louguinine, 1889
Louguinine, W., C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1889, 107, 1005. [all data]


Notes

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