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60489-M Sigma-Aldrich

Pentane

≥99% (GC)

  • CAS Number 109-66-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 72.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 969132

  •  EC Number 203-692-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009498

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329759023

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

vapor density   2.48 (vs air)
assay   ≥99% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   500 °F
expl. lim.   ~8.3 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.358 (lit.)
bp   35-36 °C (lit.)
mp   −130 °C (lit.)
density   0.626 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCC
InChI   1S/C5H12/c1-3-5-4-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3
InChI key   OFBQJSOFQDEBGM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Pentane (n-pentane) is a hydrocarbon. Its hydroisomerization using a nanocrystalline beta (BEA) zeolite has been proposed. It has been reported as one of the products formed from the peroxidation of unsaturated fatty acid.

Other Notes

Pertains only in Germany: unversteuert

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
RIDADR 
UN1265 - class 3 - PG 2 - Pentanes
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
RZ9450000
Flash Point(F) 
-56.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-49.00 °C - closed cup

Documents

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