296090

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexane

anhydrous, 95%

Synonym(s):
n-Hexane
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
86.18
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1730733
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

anhydrous

vapor density

~3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

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

assay

95%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

453 °F

expl. lim.

7.7 %

impurities

<0.001% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.0003%

refractive index

n20/D 1.375 (lit.)

pH

7

bp

69 °C (lit.)

mp

−95 °C (lit.)

density

0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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

Hexane is a non-polar, volatile organic solvent mainly used as an extractant in oilseed processing.

Packaging

1, 6×1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™
100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Other Notes

The article number 296090-4X2L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 296090-2L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Central nervous system, Nervous system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes

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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