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Hexane

anhydrous, 95%

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Synonym(s):
n-Hexane
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
86.18
Beilstein:
1730733
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor density

~3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Assay

95%

form

liquid

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.)

pH

7

bp

69 °C (lit.)

mp

−95 °C (lit.)

density

0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCC

InChI

1S/C6H14/c1-3-5-6-4-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3

InChI key

VLKZOEOYAKHREP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexane is a non-polar, volatile organic solvent mainly used as an extractant in oilseed processing.

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The article number 296090-4X2L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 296090-2L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Repr. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 2 Inhalation - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system, Nervous system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-7.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

-22 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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