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Description of key information

-45.7 deg C
-41 to -48 deg C

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
-45.7 °C

Additional information

Grayson (1985) and Howard (1993) have published a melting point value of -45.7 deg C for acetonitrile. Verschuerenk, (1983), the Merck Index. 11th Edition (1989) and Aldrich, catalogue handbook (1994-1995) have published melting point values for acetonitrile between -41 deg C and -48 deg C.