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40981 n-Pentane, Environmental Grade, 98+%

CAS Number
109-66-0
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
40981-K2 1L 56.00
40981-K7 4L 124.00
40981-M6 *4x4L 344.00
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n-Pentane, Environmental Grade, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00009498
EINECS
203-692-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)3CH3
Formula Weight
72.15
Form
Liquid
Melting point
-130°
Boiling Point
36°
Flash Point
-49°(-57°F)
Density
0.626
Refractive Index
1.3580
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
miscible with water.

Applications

n-Pentane is used in consumer merchandise such as spot lifters/cleaners and foaming shave gels and in commercial products such as a blowing agent for expanded polystyrene (foam) insulation. It may also be used as a solvent (in pure form) in laboratory, chemical analysis, and other settings where a highly volatile non-polar solvent is needed.

Notes

Stable under normal ambient and anticipated storage and handling conditions of temperature. Avoidable conditions are heat, sparks, fire, and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Young, J. A. n-Pentane. J. Chem. Educ. 2009,86(1), 26.

Hajova, H.; Chmelar, J.; Nistor, A.; Gregor, T.; Kosek, J. Experimental Study of Sorption and Diffusion of n-Pentane in Polystyrene. Chem. Eng. Data , 2013,58 (4), 851-865.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H304-H336

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P271-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-P331-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Do NOT induce vomiting. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7116
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RZ9450000

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