87087

Sigma-Aldrich

Tetracontane

≥95.0% (GC)

Synonym(s):
n-Tetracontane
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)38CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
563.08
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1800152
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

≥95.0% (GC)

mp

80-84 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

InChI

1S/C40H82/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-19-21-23-25-27-29-31-33-35-37-39-40-38-36-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-40H2,1-2H3

InChI key

KUPLEGDPSCCPJI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Tetracontane is a long chain n-alkane that has been used as a prototype of linear polyethylene to understand the phase behavior of polymer solution.

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Melting and crystallization of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene in a mixture with tetracontane under high pressure.
Nakafuku C, et al.
Polymer, 32(4), 696-702 (1991)
Temperature-and pressure-induced crystallization and melting of tetracontane in propane: evidence of retrograde crystallization.
Luszczyk M & Radosz, M
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 48(2), 226-230 (2033)
Protocols
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