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Supelco

BTEX Solution

analytical standard

NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.480

density

1.099 g/mL at 20 °C

application(s)

environmental

format

multi-component solution

storage temp.

2-8°C

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General description

BTEX are important chemicals, which are commonly used as chemical intermediates and solvents in the production of plastics.{11)
BTEX belongs to the family of organopollutants, which tend to accumulate in groundwater and contaminate the soil and air as well. These compounds are extremely toxic even in small concentrations and have been reported to cause permanent damage to the central nervous system.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
BTEX solution has been used as a standard in the determination of BTEX in soil, using gas chromatography (GC) coupled with flame ionization detector.

Analysis Note

solution contains benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, p-xylene, m-xylene, o-xylene, 1 mg/ml each in DMSO

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 1A - Muta. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


Regulatory Listings

Regulatory Listings are mainly provided for chemical products. Only limited information can be provided here for non-chemical products. No entry means none of the components are listed. It is the user’s obligation to ensure the safe and legal use of the product.

EU REACH Annex XVII (Restriction List)

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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