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2,2-Dimethylbutane

≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: Neohexane

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Properties

Related Categories Acyclic, Alkanes, Building Blocks, Chemical Reagents, Chemical Synthesis,
vapor density   2.97 (vs air)
vapor pressure   5.35 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   HNRMPXKDFBEGFZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   797 °F
expl. lim.   ~7.7 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.369(lit.)
bp   50 °C(lit.)
mp   −100 °C(lit.)
density   0.649 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

2.5 L in glass bottle

Application

2,2-Dimethylbutane may be employed as probe to investigate the nature of possible active sites in supported metal catalysts.

General description

2,2-Dimethylbutane (Neohexane) is an acyclic alkane. It is an isomeric form of hexane. Its Research Octane Number (RON) has been reported to be 91.8. Oxidation of 2,2-dimethylbutane at low temperatures has been studied in a jet-stirred reactor (JSR). Pt-Re catalyzed reactions of 2,2-dimethylbutane (neohexane) has been studied.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
-20.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-29 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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