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Substance Name: Malononitrile, benzylidene-
RN: 2700-22-3

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H6-N2

Molecular Weight

  • 154.171
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Names and Synonyms


  • 2,2-Dicyano-1-phenylethylene
  • 2-Phenyl-1,1-dicyanoethylene
  • AI3-19689
  • alpha-Cyanocinnamonitrile
  • Benzal-malonitril
  • Benzal-malonitril [German]
  • Benzalmalononitrile
  • Benzylidene malononitrile
  • Benzylidenemalonodinitrile
  • Benzylidenemalononitrile
  • beta,beta-Dicyanostyrene
  • BMN
  • EINECS 220-283-6
  • F 2370
  • NSC 490
  • TL 237

Systematic Names

  • beta,beta-Styrenedicarbonitrile
  • Malononitrile, benzylidene-
  • Propanedinitrile, (phenylmethylene)- (9CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2700-22-3

System Generated Number

  • 0002700223

Structure Descriptors








Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LC inhalation > 1450mg/m3/10 (1450mg/m3)   National Defense Research Committee, Office of Scientific Research and Development, Progress Report.Vol. NDCrc-132, Pg. Dec, 1942.
mouse LDLo intraperitoneal 30mg/kg (30mg/kg)   Nature. Vol. 228, Pg. 1315, 1970.
rat LDLo unreported 40mg/kg (40mg/kg)   Biochemical Pharmacology. Vol. 14, Pg. 1325, 1965.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 83-85 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 2.18 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 543 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 1.84E-04 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.37E-08 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 4.06E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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