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261734 Sigma-Aldrich

Petroleum ether

spectrophotometric grade

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Properties

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grade   spectrophotometric grade
vapor density   2.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   25.8 psi ( 55 °C)
  7.99 psi ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   475 °F
expl. lim.   8 %
impurities   <0.020% water
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
refractive index   n20/D 1.363 (lit.)
bp   30-60 °C(lit.)
density   0.64 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 210 nm Amax: 1.00
  λ: 220 nm Amax: 0.30
  λ: 230 nm Amax: 0.10
  λ: 240 nm Amax: 0.05
  λ: 260-400 nm Amax: 0.01

Description

Packaging

1, 2 L in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1268 - class 3 - PG 1 - Petroleum distillates, n.o.s., HI: no
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
OI6180000
Flash Point(F) 
-56.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-49 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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