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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:

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

hazcat

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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...
Bing Chen et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 188(1-3), 369-374 (2011-02-26)
The influence of the initial fuel temperature on the burning behavior of n-heptane pool fire was experimentally studied at the State Key Laboratory of Fire Science (SKLFS) large test hall. Circular pool fires with diameters of 100mm, 141 mm, and...
Jovana Zečević et al.
Nature, 528(7581), 245-248 (2015-12-15)
The ability to control nanoscale features precisely is increasingly being exploited to develop and improve monofunctional catalysts. Striking effects might also be expected in the case of bifunctional catalysts, which are important in the hydrocracking of fossil and renewable hydrocarbon...
Gábor Csordás et al.
PloS one, 9(6), e98191-e98191 (2014-06-04)
In recent years, Drosophila melanogaster has become an attractive model organism in which to study the structure and development of the cellular immune components. The emergence of immunological markers greatly accelerated the identification of the immune cells (hemocytes), while the...
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...
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