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52750 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexane

analytical standard

Synonym: n-Hexane

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Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Chemical Class, Food and Cosmetic Component Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   ~3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
  ~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   VLKZOEOYAKHREP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.7% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   453 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   7.7 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.375(lit.)
  n20/D 1.375
bp   69 °C(lit.)
mp   −95 °C(lit.)
density   0.659 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
MN9275000
Flash Point(F) 
-14.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-26 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

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