Acetone cyanohydrin (ACH) is an organic compound used in the production of methyl methacrylate, the monomer of the transparent plastic polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), also known as acrylic. It is extremely toxic.
|Appearance & Physical State:||yellowish liquid|
|Boiling Point:||82ºC (23 mmHg)|
|Refractive Index:||n20/D 1.399(lit.)|
|Stability:||Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.|
|Storage Condition:||Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.|
|Vapor Pressure:||0.3 psi ( 20 °C)|