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Skeletal formula of aminopropionitrile
CAS number 151-18-8 YesY
PubChem 1647
ChemSpider 21241485 YesY
EC number 205-786-0
KEGG C05670 YesY
MeSH Aminopropionitrile
ChEBI CHEBI:27413 YesY
RTECS number UG0350000
ATCvet code QM01AX91
Beilstein Reference 1698848
Gmelin Reference 600476
3DMet B00834
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C3H6N2
Molar mass 70.09 g mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling point 79 to 81 °C; 174 to 178 °F; 352 to 354 K at 2.1 kPa
Related compounds
Related alkanenitriles
Related compounds DBNPA
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Aminopropionitrile is an organic compound with both amine and nitrile functional groups. It is an antirheumatic agent in veterinary medicine. It can cause osteolathyrism.

Aminopropionitrile is prepared by the reaction of ammonia with acrylonitrile.[2]

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  1. ^ "Aminopropionitrile - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 25 March 2005. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Karsten Eller, Erhard Henkes, Roland Rossbacher, Hartmut Höke "Amines, Aliphatic" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2005. doi:10.1002/14356007.a02_001