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124-18-5 - n-Decane, 99% - A14732 - Alfa Aesar

A14732 n-Decane, 99%

CAS Number
124-18-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 31.26
500ml 80.92
2500ml 336.77
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n-Decane, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008954
EINECS
204-686-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H22
Formula Weight
142.29
Melting point
-30°
Boiling Point
172-174°
Flash Point
46°(115°F)
Density
0.730
Refractive Index
1.4115
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol and ethers. Miscible with ethanol and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride. Immiscible with water.

Applications

n-Decane is used as a solvent as well as an internal standard in the GC analysis of oxalic, malonic and succinic acids. It is used in paint manufacture as a hydrocarbon solvent and for wood stains and varnishes as a varnish solvent. It is an active component of automotive fuels viz. gasoline (petrol).

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Ji, N.; Wang, X.; Weidenthaler, C.; Spliethoff, B.; Rinaldi, R. Iron(II) Disulfides as Precursors of Highly Selective Catalysts for Hydrodeoxygenation of Dibenzyl Ether into Toluene. Chem. Cat. Chem. 2015, 7 (6), 960-966.

Khoshsima, A.; Dehghani, M. R.; Touraud, D.; Kunz, W. An investigation of the fish diagrams of water or brine/decane or dodecane/propylene glycol ether (C3P1 or C3P2) systems. J. Mol. Liq. 2015, 206, 170-175.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H304-H226

May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. 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. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1696981
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
HD6550000

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