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Methanol

analytical standard

Synonym: Methyl alcohol

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alcohols, Aliphatic, Alpha Sort, Analytical Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   1.11 (vs air)
vapor pressure   410 mmHg ( 50 °C)
  97.68 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   OKKJLVBELUTLKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
form   liquid
  neat
autoignition temp.   725 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   36 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.329(lit.)
  n20/D 1.329
bp   64.7 °C(lit.)
mp   −98 °C (lit.)
density   0.791 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Featured Industry   Environmental
format   neat

Description

Application

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

General description

Methanol is a primary alcohol, which is commercially manufactured from methane. It can also be obtained via pyrolysis of wood. It can find applications in organic synthesis reactions, as a highly polar solvent.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1230 - class 3 - PG 2 - Methanol
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
PC1400000
Flash Point(F) 
48.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
9 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

ASTM D5501: GC Analysis of Ethanol on Petrocol® DH 150

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents ASTM D5501: GC Analysis of Ethanol on Petrocol® DH 150
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Blood Alcohols in Human Plasma on SUPELCOWAX® 10 after SPME using 60 μm Carbowax® Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Blood Alcohols in Human Plasma on SUPELCOWAX® 10 after SPME using 60 μm Carbowax® Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Clinical, Flame ionization detector, Forensic, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Blood Alcohols on SUPELCOWAX® 10

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

GC Analysis of Blood Alcohols on a Packed Column (5% Carbowax® 20M on 60/80 °Carbopack™ B)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Blood Alcohols on a Packed Column (5% Carbowax® 20M on 60/80 °Carbopack™ B)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

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

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Class 2 Residual Solvents on Equity®-1 after SPME using 85 μm Polyacrylate Fiber
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 Fermentation Compounds on a Packed Column (6.6% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack™ B AW)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Fermentation Compounds on a Packed Column (6.6% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack™ B AW)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH Octyl

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH Octyl
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1701

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1701
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion 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 Isooctyl Alcohols on Nukol™

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Isooctyl Alcohols on Nukol™
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Residual Solvents on SPB®-624 after SPME using 100 μm PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Residual Solvents on SPB®-624 after SPME using 100 μm PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Pharmaceutical, Purification, Sample preparations, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Scotch Whiskey on a Packed Column (5% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack B)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Scotch Whiskey on a Packed Column (5% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack B)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Scotch Whiskey on a Packed Column (6.6% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack B AW)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Scotch Whiskey on a Packed Column (6.6% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 °Carbopack B AW)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Solvents in Water on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Solvents in Water on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Solid phase microextractions, Solvents

GC Analysis of Solvents on a Packed Column (3% SP-1500 on Carbopack™ B)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Solvents on a Packed Column (3% SP-1500 on Carbopack™ B)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Water on Equity®-1 after SPME using 30 μm PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in Water on Equity®-1 after SPME using 30 μm PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

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

HPLC Analysis of Allegra® on Discovery® Cyano

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Allegra® on Discovery® Cyano
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Pharmaceutical

Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

*Calculations provide estimated results based on Antoine's Coefficients and their associated temperature range values. Antoine's Coefficients were obtained from the National Institute of Standards an...

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

US EPA Method 0030: GC Analysis of Volatiles on SPB®-624 after Collection/Desorption using VOST 100 Tube

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents US EPA Method 0030: GC Analysis of Volatiles on SPB®-624 after Collection/Desorption using VOST 100 Tube
Keywords: Air Monitoring, Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

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Pressure-Temperature Nomograph Interactive Tool

Use the interactive controls above to simplify calculations and improve the efficiency of your distillation or evaporation requirements.
Keywords: Evaporation, Vaporization

Properties of Solvents Table

The table below presents the physical characteristics of common solvents. Easily reference or compare solvent properties like boiling point, density, and refractive index all from one list.
Keywords: Gas chromatography, Green chemistry, High performance liquid chromatography, Melting, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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