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Hexane

analytical standard

Synonym: n-Hexane

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Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Chemical Class, Food and Cosmetic Component Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   ~3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   256 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
  5.2 psi ( 37.7 °C)
  ~132 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   VLKZOEOYAKHREP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.7% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   453 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   7.7 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.375 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.375
bp   69 °C (lit.)
mp   −95 °C (lit.)
density   0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
Petroleum
format   neat

Description

Application

Hexane has been used as a solvent in the detection of rubrene using normal phase high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with electrogenerated chemiluminescence as the detector.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
MN9275000
Flash Point(F) 
-14.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-26 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Aromatics in reforulated Gasoline on Equity®-1

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GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on Equity®-1 after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on OVI-G43

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on OVI-G43
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on VOCOL® after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on VOCOL® after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Hydrocarbons in Gasoline on Equity®-1 (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Hydrocarbons in Gasoline on Equity®-1 (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Hydrocarbons in Gasoline on Petrocol® DH, Isothermal

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Separation

GC Analysis of Hydrocarbons in Gasoline on Petrocol® DH

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1701

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on SUPELCOWAX 10

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on SUPELCOWAX 10
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) on SLB®-5ms (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 μm), Fast GC Analysis

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) on SLB®-5ms (20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.18 μm), Fast GC Analysis
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) on SLB®-5ms

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) on SLB®-5ms
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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