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108-87-2 - Methylcyclohexane, 99% - A16057 - Alfa Aesar

A16057 Methylcyclohexane, 99%

CAS Number
108-87-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 22.64
500ml 50.88
2500ml 119.48
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Methylcyclohexane, 99%

MDL
MFCD00001497
EINECS
203-624-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H14
Formula Weight
98.19
Melting point
-126°
Boiling Point
101°
Flash Point
-4°(-25°F)
Density
0.771
Refractive Index
1.4230
Solubility
Immiscible with water.

Applications

Methylcyclohexane is used as a solvent and reagent in organic synthesis and polymer chemistry. It is a component of jet fuel and also used as correction fluid in certain consumer products. It acts as a starting material for toluene synthesis

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

For use as a solvent in the preparation of unsolvated Grignard reagents from an alkyl halide and Mg powder: Org. Synth. Coll., 5, 1141 (1973).

Narayanaswamy, K.; Pitsch, H.; Pepiot, P. A chemical mechanism for low to high temperature oxidation of methylcyclohexane as a component of transportation fuel surrogates. Combust. Flame 2015, 162 (4), 1193-1213.

Ngoye, F.; Lakiss, L.; Qin, Z.; Laforge, S.; Canaff, C.; Tarighi, M.; Valtchev, V.; Thomas, K.; Vicente, A.; Gilson, J. Mitigating coking during methylcyclohexane transformation on HZSM-5 zeolites with additional porosity. J. Catal. 2014, 320, 118-126.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H304-H315-H336-H411-H401

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P273-P243-P301+P330+P331-P403

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid release to the environment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store in a well-ventilated place.

Other References

Merck
14,6047
Beilstein
505972
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GV6125000

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