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Hexane

analytical standard

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.24

grade

analytical standard

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

≥99.7% (GC)

autoignition temp.

453 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

7.7 %

technique(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.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care
petroleum

format

neat

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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Application

Hexane has been used as a solvent in the detection of rubrene using normal phase high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with electrogenerated chemiluminescence as the detector.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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

Nervous system, Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

-7.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

-22 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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