Stable chiral aminobutyronitrile composition

Application Number: 00108178
Application Date: 2000.04.27
Publication Number: 1272313
Publication Date: 2000.11.08
Priority Information: 1999/5/3 US 09/303,850; 1999/5/3 US 09/304,401
International: A01N47/40
Applicant(s) Name: American Cyanamid Co.
Inventor(s) Name: W. H. Gastlok;P. J. Wepro;K. A. M. Krimo
Patent Agency Code: 31100
Patent Agent: chen wenjing
Abstract There is provided a stable optically active composition comprising up to about 65% by weight of (R)2-amino-2,3-dimethylbutyronitrile and a substantially water-free non-polar solvent. Said composition is useful in the manufacture of agriculturally active agents.