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hypergrade for organic trace analysis SupraSolv®

Synonym: Pentane

  • CAS Number 109-66-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 72.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 969132

  •  MDL number MFCD00009498

  •  EC Index Number 203-692-4



Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Solvents for Organic Residue Analysis, Trace Analysis Reagents & Solvents
Quality Level   100
vapor density   2.48 (vs air)
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   500 °F
potency   >2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
expl. lim.   ~8.3 %
application(s)   GC/MS: suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.358 (lit.)
bp   35-36 °C (lit.)
mp   −130 °C (lit.)
transition temp   flash point -48 °C (refers to pure substance)
solubility   0.4 g/L
density   0.626 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
InChI   1S/C5H12/c1-3-5-4-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.


General description

SupraSolv® hypergrade for organic trace analysis is a unique and universal solvent quality which can be employed for all three GC detection methods (ECD, FID and MS). Thanks to the large retention time range, even low-boiling substances can be reliably analyzed.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.9 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 3.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.01 %
Colour: ≤ 10 Hazen
GC/ECD (retention range 1,2,4-tri-chlorobenzene to decachlorobiphenyle,individual signals (lindane standard)): ≤ 2 pg/ml
GC/ECD (retention range dichloromethane to 1,2,4-trichlorobenzeneindividual signals (tetrachloromethane)): ≤ 1 ng/ml
GC/FID (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane,individual signals (n-tetradecane standard)): ≤ 2 ng/ml
GC/MSD (retention range n-undecane ton-tetracontane, scaning area 30 - 600 amu,individual signals (n- tetradecane standard)): ≤ 2 ng/ml
suitable for residue analysis

Legal Information

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

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