2-Propenenitrile, also known as acrylonitrile, is a synthetic chemical compound with the molecular formula C2H3CN.
It is a colorless liquid with a characteristic unpleasant odor, and is primarily used as a building block for the production of various polymers and other chemicals.
In the chemical industry, 2-propenenitrile is often reacted with other chemicals to produce a variety of different compounds.
One common reaction involves reacting 2-propenenitrile with glycidol, which results in the formation of a substance known as an oxazolidinone.
Another reaction involves reacting 2-propenenitrile with tetraethylenepentamine, which results in the formation of a substance known as a polyamide.
Both of these reactions are widely used in the production of various chemicals and plastics.