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8.20633 Sigma-Aldrich

n-Hexadecane

for synthesis

Synonym: Cetane, n-Hexadecane

  • CAS Number 544-76-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)14CH3

  • Molecular Weight 226.44

  •  MDL number MFCD00008998

  •  EC Index Number 208-878-9

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <0.1 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
kinematic viscosity   <7 cSt(40 °C)
mp   18 °C
transition temp   flash point 135 °C
density   0.77 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C16H34/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-16H2,1-2H3
InChI key   DCAYPVUWAIABOU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

Description

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.773 - 0.774
Identity (GC): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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