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112-95-8 - n-Eicosane, 99% - A13853 - Alfa Aesar

A13853 n-Eicosane, 99%

CAS Number
112-95-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 16.26
100g 45.99
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n-Eicosane, 99%

MDL
MFCD00009344
EINECS
204-018-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)18CH3
Formula Weight
282.54
Melting point
36-38°
Boiling Point
220°/30mm
Flash Point
176°(348°F)
Density
0.7888
Refractive Index
1.4425
Solubility
Soluble in ether, petroleum ether and benzene. Slightly soluble in acetone and chloroform. Insoluble in water.

Applications

n-Eicosane is a saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon, which is used to form candles and paraffin waxes with solar energy storage capacity. It is also used in cosmetics, lubricants, plasticizers and in the petrochemical industry. Further, it is useful for special surfactants and in the preparation of certain organic chemicals. In addition to this, it is used as a chromatographic analysis reference material.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Vélez, C.; Khayet, M.; de Zárate, J. O. Temperature-dependent thermal properties of solid/liquid phase change even-numbered n-alkanes: n-Hexadecane, n-octadecane and n-eicosane. Appl. Energy 2015, 143, 383-394.

Li, F.; Wang, X.; Wu, D. Fabrication of multifunctional microcapsules containing n-eicosane core and zinc oxide shell for low-temperature energy storage, photocatalysis, and antibiosis. Energy Convers. Manage. 2015, 106, 873-885.

Other References

Beilstein
1700722
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes

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