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n-Hexane

EMPLURA®

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

storage conditions

Store at +5°C to +30°C.

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

≥95% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

453 °F

potency

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

expl. lim.

7.7 %

application(s)

UV/Vis spectroscopy: suitable

impurities

≤0.005% Free acid (as acetic acid)
≤0.02% Water

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

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

EMPLURA® is our low-cost alternative to high-purity qualities. With EMPLURA we offer a range of solvents for a plurality of basic applications in non-regulated industries and for less demanding applications, preparative laboratory work and cleaning purposes. EMPLURA solvents provide adequate specifications with the most important parameters.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 95.0 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Free acid (as acetic acid): ≤ 0.005 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.6590 - 0.6620
Readily carbonizable substances: conforms
Water: ≤ 0.02 %

Legal Information

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

Signal Word

Danger

hazcat

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 Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

-7.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

-22 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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