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77399 Sigma-Aldrich

Petroleum ether

bp 30-40 °C, low boiling point hydrogen treated naphtha, puriss. p.a.

Synonym: Petroleum benzin

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Properties

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vapor density   2.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   25.8 psi
grade   puriss. p.a.
form   liquid
dist. (ASTM D86-87)   ≥95%, between 30 and 40°C
impurities   substances darkened by H2SO4, in accordance
  ≤0.002% free acid (as CH3COOH)
  ≤0.005% S-compounds (as S)
  ≤0.01% benzene (GC)
  ≤0.02% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.001%
refractive index   n20/D 1.357
bp   30-40 °C
density   0.63 g/mL at 20 °C
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  B: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Sn: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Application

Petroleum ether may be used in the absorption chromatographic purification of organic compounds.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
RIDADR 
UN1268 - class 3 - PG 1 - EHS - Petroleum distillates, n.o.s., HI: S
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
-56.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-49 °C - closed cup
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