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n-Hexane

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Synonym: n-Hexane, Hexane

  • CAS Number 110-54-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CH3

  • Molecular Weight 86.18

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1730733

  •  MDL number MFCD00009520

  •  EC Index Number 203-777-6

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Quality Level   200
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
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.)
SMILES string   CCCCCC
InChI   1S/C6H14/c1-3-5-6-4-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   VLKZOEOYAKHREP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.

Description

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 %

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

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