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296090 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexane

anhydrous, 95%

Synonym: n-Hexane

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grade   anhydrous
vapor density   ~3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
  ~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   95%
autoignition temp.   453 °F
expl. lim.   7.7 %
impurities   <0.001% water
  <0.005% water (100 mL pkg)
evapn. residue   <0.0003%
refractive index   n20/D 1.375(lit.)
bp   69 °C(lit.)
mp   −95 °C(lit.)
density   0.659 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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1, 6×1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

100 mL in Sure/Seal™

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1208 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
MN9275000
Flash Point(F) 
-13 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-25 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Determination of Water Content in n-Hexane Using Karl Fischer Titration

Water determination in hydrocarbons is relatively straightforward. Lower hydrocarbons dissolve in methanol, however, even if the dissolution is incomplete, the water is rapidly extracted and complete...
Keywords: Titrations

Peer-Reviewed Papers

References

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Merck 14,4694

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Aldrich MSDS 1, 1027:C / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 1854:D / FT-IR 2 (1), 3:B / FT-IR 1 (1), 1:B / FT-NMR 1 (1), 1:B / IR-Spectra (3), 3:B / IR-Spectra (2), 3:B / NMR-Reference 2 (1), 9:B / RegBook 1 (1), 3:F / Sax 6, 1523 / Sigma FT-IR 1 (2), 609:D / Structure Index 1, 1:A:2 / Vapor Phase 3, 2:B

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