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109-66-0 - Pentane, HPLC Grade, 99+% (n-Pentane, 95% min) - H27427 - Alfa Aesar

H27427 Pentane, HPLC Grade, 99+% (n-Pentane, 95% min)

CAS Number
109-66-0
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1000ml 66.95
2500ml 139.05
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Pentane, HPLC Grade, 99+% (n-Pentane, 95% min)

MDL
MFCD00009498
EINECS
203-692-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)3CH3
Formula Weight
72.15
Melting point
-130°
Boiling Point
36°
Flash Point
-49°(-57°F)
Density
0.626
Refractive Index
1.3580
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-H411

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

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P273-P280-P240-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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