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Supelco

n-Hexane

hypergrade for organic trace analysis SupraSolv®

Synonym(s):
n-Hexane, Hexane
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
86.18
Beilstein:
1730733
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
203-777-6

Quality Level

vapor density

~3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

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

product line

SupraSolv®

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

453 °F

potency

25000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

7.7 %

technique(s)

gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.005% Water
≥99.9% Sum of hexane isomers + methylcyclopentane (GC)

evapn. residue

≤3.0 mg/L

color

APHA: ≤10

refractive index

n20/D 1.375 (lit.)

kinematic viscosity

0.50 cSt(20 °C)

bp

69 °C (lit.)

mp

−95 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point -22 °C

solubility

0.0095 g/L

density

0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-30°C

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

SupraSolv® hypergrade for organic trace analysis is a unique and universal solvent quality which can be employed for all three GC detection methods (ECD, FID and MS). Thanks to the large retention time range, even low-boiling substances can be reliably analyzed.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.0 %
Sum of hexane isomers + methylcyclopentane (GC): ≥ 99.9 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 3.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.005 %
Color: ≤ 10 Hazen
GC/ECD (retention range 1,2,4-tri-chlorobenzene to decachlorobiphenyle,individual signals (lindane standard)): ≤ 2 pg/ml
GC/ECD (retention range dichloromethane to 1,2,4-trichlorobenzeneindividual signals (tetrachloromethane)): ≤ 1 ng/ml
GC/FID (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane,individual signals (n-tetradecane standard)): ≤ 2 ng/ml
GC/MSD (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane, scaning area 30 - 600 amu,individual signals (n- tetradecane standard)): ≤ 2 ng/ml
Recommended for analysis of polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins and polychlorinated Dibenzofurans (PCDD/F).

Legal Information

SUPRASOLV is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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

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