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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

Quality Level

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)

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

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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.

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 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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Occurrence, mechanisms and analytical applications of electrogenerated chemiluminescence. A review
Knight.WA and Greenway.MG
Analyst, 119, 879-890 (1994)
Alexandre S Cristino et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5529-5529 (2014-11-21)
Increasing evidence suggests small non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) such as microRNAs (miRNAs) control levels of mRNA expression during experience-related remodelling of the brain. Here we use an associative olfactory learning paradigm in the honeybee Apis mellifera to examine gene expression changes
Hilal E Toraman et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1359, 237-246 (2014-07-30)
The detailed compositional characterization of plastic waste pyrolysis oil was performed with comprehensive two-dimensional GC (GC×GC) coupled to four different detectors: a flame ionization detector (FID), a sulfur chemiluminescence detector (SCD), a nitrogen chemiluminescence detector (NCD) and a time of
Mohammed Anwar et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 468(1-2), 158-164 (2014-04-22)
Nano-sized curcumin-loaded super-paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (CUR-OA-SPIONs) were synthesized chemically by co-precipitation method using oleic acid as a stabilizer and Myrj 52 as a surfactant. The synthesized nanoparticles were characterized for their shape, size, surface morphology, electrokinetic potential, magnetic properties
R Lebrero et al.
Water research, 47(7), 2199-2212 (2013-03-19)
The performance of a flat-membrane biofilm reactor (MBR) for the removal of acetone, toluene, limonene and hexane at concentrations ranging from 1.3 to 3.2 mg m(-3) was investigated at different gas residence times (GRT): 60, 30, 15 and 7 s. A preliminary abiotic

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