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Heptane

greener alternative

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)5CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.20
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1730763
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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Quality Level

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

40 mmHg ( 20 °C)
83 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

433 °F

expl. lim.

7 %

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

refractive index

n20/D 1.387 (lit.)

bp

98 °C (lit.)

mp

−91 °C (lit.)

density

0.684 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

greener alternative category

Aligned

SMILES string

CCCCCCC

InChI

1S/C7H16/c1-3-5-7-6-4-2/h3-7H2,1-2H3

InChI key

IMNFDUFMRHMDMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. Heptane is an environmentally preferable solvent and greener alternative to hexane and thus has been enhanced for "Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries". Click here for more information.

Application

Greener alternatives to Hexane.

Packaging

1, 2.5, 4, 4×4 L in glass bottle
4×4 L in poly bottle
18, 20 L in steel drum
56, 200 L in Pure-Pac™ 1
200 L in steel drum

Features and Benefits

Greener alternative for hexane

Other Notes

Pure-Pac® II containers require the Micromatic MacroValve coupler for dispensing solvents, Z560723.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
Pure-Pac is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Central nervous system

RIDADR

UN1206 - class 3 - PG 2 - Heptanes

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C

Arun K Kota et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 24(43), 5838-5843 (2012-08-30)
Hierarchically structured, superoleophobic surfaces are demonstrated that display one of the lowest contact angle hysteresis values ever reported - even with extremely low-surface-tension liquids such as n-heptane. Consequently, these surfaces allow, for the first time, even ≈2 μL n-heptane droplets...
S Monadjemi et al.
Environmental science & technology, 45(22), 9582-9589 (2011-09-29)
Photodegradation is seldom considered at the surface of vegetation after crop spraying. Chlorothalonil, a broad-spectrum foliar fungicide with a very widespread use worldwide, was considered. To represent the waxy upper layer of leaves, tests were performed within thin paraffin wax...
Thushara Karunasekara et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1218(6), 809-816 (2011-01-07)
Partition coefficients for varied compounds were determined for the organic solvent-propylene carbonate biphasic partition system where the organic solvent is n-heptane, isopentyl ether or 1-octanol. These partition coefficient databases are analyzed using the solvation parameter model facilitating a quantitative comparison...
Ross J Ellis et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 20(40), 12796-12807 (2014-08-30)
Combining experiment with theory reveals the role of self-assembly and complexation in metal-ion transfer through the water-oil interface. The coordinating metal salt Eu(NO3)3 was extracted from water into oil by a lipophilic neutral amphiphile. Molecular dynamics simulations were coupled to...
Jiahong Lei et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 858, 60-65 (2015-01-20)
A flow injection system incorporated with a polycation-sensitive polymeric membrane electrode in the flow cell is proposed for potentiometric determination of heparin. An external current in nano-ampere scale is continuously applied across the polymeric membrane for controlled release of protamine...
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