Hydrogen cyanide: Erlenmeyer flask

High quality solvent

We have strict quality guidelines and offer additional support to our pharmaceutical customers for their quality systems. We are able to supply in both tank-containers and drums.

Acetonitrile demand globally was around 125kt in 2020. The world acetonitrile consumption has grown at an average annual rate of 4-6% over the last decade. 

Especially in the pharmaceutical and analytical industries, demand has experienced solid growth. The main uses are Process and Extraction Solvent in Pharmaceuticals, Laboratory (HPLC), Agricultural Chemicals, Butadiene extraction and in production of Intermediates.

Applications

The pharmaceutical industry is the largest end use for acetonitrile and uses it as a reagent, reaction solvent or extraction solvent. Acetonitrile is used as a starting material to synthesize vitamins A and B1, cortisone, carbonate drugs and some amino acids.

Acetonitrile: Pharmaceutical industry
Deepak Pandhi

Deepak Pandhi

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