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n-Hexane

for analysis EMSURE® ACS,Reag. Ph Eur

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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Properties

Quality Level   300
grade   ACS reagent
Agency/Method   reag. Ph. Eur.
vapor density   ~3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
  ~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥96.0% (GC)
  ≥98.50% (hexane isomers + methylcyclopentane, GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   453 °F
potency   25000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   7.7 %
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

EMSURE grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 96.0 %
Purity Σ hexane isomers + methylcyclopentane (GC): ≥ 98.5 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Color: ≤ 10 Hazen
Water-soluble titrable acid: ≤ 0.0003 meq/g
Refractive index (n 20/D): 1.375 - 1.376
Density (d 20 °C/20 °C): 0.659 - 0.663
Boiling range (min.95 %): 67 - 69 °C
Transmission (between 260 nm and 420 nm): ≥ 97 %
Thiophene: conforms
Aromatics (as benzene): ≤ 0.01 %
Sulfur compounds (as S): ≤ 0.005 %
Readily carbonizable substances: conforms
Al (Aluminium): ≤ 0.00005 %
B (Boron): ≤ 0.000002 %
Ba (Barium): ≤ 0.00001 %
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 0.00005 %
Cd (Cadmium): ≤ 0.000005 %
Co (Cobalt): ≤ 0.000002 %
Cr (Chromium): ≤ 0.000002 %
Cu (Copper): ≤ 0.000002 %
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.00001 %
Mg (Magnesium): ≤ 0.00001 %
Mn (Manganese): ≤ 0.000002 %
Ni (Nickel): ≤ 0.000002 %
Pb (Lead): ≤ 0.00001 %
Sn (Tin): ≤ 0.00001 %
Zn (Zinc): ≤ 0.00001 %
Evaporation residue: ≤ 0.001 %
Water: ≤ 0.01 %

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