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CH3CONH2

F.W. 59.07

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Possible carcinogen; otherwise low toxicity. Practice strict hygiene in the use of this material. Use gloves, hood. Safety Purchase Suggestion: This substance is commonly used in melting point determinations. Teachers and students save valuable time using our unique, pre-melted product package (Catalog No. A0269). Each Pyrex® tube contains 15 grams of ready-to-use acetamide, which reduces exposure to this carcinogen. The tubes can be reused many times.

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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #2 only in a protective bag or can.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Poor; deliquescent; store in Flinn Chem-Saf™ Bag.
Soluble:
Water and alcohol
Color:
None
Odor:
Mousy, musty
CAS No.:
60-35-5
Technical Note:
This substance is commonly used in enthalpy (heat of fusion) experiments to determine the amount of heat that a substance has at a given temperature and pressure. The heat of fusion of acetamide is 266 joules per gram.