Alkane standard solution C8-C20

analytical standard, contains C8-C20, ~40 mg/L each, in hexane

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analytical standard

Quality Level

refractive index

n20/D 1.375

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Alkane standard solution C8-C20 has been used as standard in the measurement of retention indices for the identification of alkanes co-existing in essential oils using gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry.
Alkane standard solution C8-C20 may also be used as an analytical standard for measurement of linear retention indices (LRI) in the identification of volatile components in honey samples using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS).


contains C8, C9, C10, C11, C12, C13, C14, C15, C16, C17, C18, C19, C20; ~40 mg/l each, in hexane

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Target Organs

Central nervous system, Nervous system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes, solution

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C - closed cup

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