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248878 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexane

spectrophotometric grade, ≥95%

Synonym: n-Hexane

  • CAS Number 110-54-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CH3

  • Molecular Weight 86.18

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1730733

  •  EC Number 203-777-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00009520

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648097

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Quality Level   200
grade   spectrophotometric grade
vapor density   ~3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
  ~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥95%
autoignition temp.   453 °F
expl. lim.   7.7 %
impurities   <0.020% water
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
refractive index   n20/D 1.375 (lit.)
bp   69 °C (lit.)
mp   −95 °C (lit.)
density   0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 195 nm Amax: 1.00
  λ: 210 nm Amax: 0.30
  λ: 220 nm Amax: 0.10
  λ: 230 nm Amax: 0.05
  λ: 240 nm Amax: 0.02
  λ: 250-400 nm Amax: 0.01
SMILES string   CCCCCC
InChI   1S/C6H14/c1-3-5-6-4-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   VLKZOEOYAKHREP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Central nervous system, Nervous system
RIDADR 
UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
MN9275000
Flash Point(F) 
-7.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-22 °C

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