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110-54-3 - n-Hexane, 99% - L09938 - Alfa Aesar

L09938 n-Hexane, 99%

CAS Number
110-54-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50ml 24.60
250ml 37.80
1000ml 94.70
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n-Hexane, 99%

MDL
MFCD00009520
EINECS
203-777-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)4CH3
Formula Weight
86.18
Melting point
-95°
Boiling Point
69°
Flash Point
-23°(-9°F)
Density
0.659
Refractive Index
1.3750
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, chloroform, acetone and ether.

Applications

n-Hexane is used as a solvent to extract edible oils from seed and vegetable crops. Commercial grades of hexane are used as solvents for glues, varnishes, and inks, cleaning agent (degreaser) in the printing industry, liquid in low temperature thermometers. Other uses are as fuels and fuel additives, intermediates and laboratory chemicals.

Notes

Incompatible with dinitrogen tetraoxide. Store in a cool and dry environment.

Literature References

Young, J. A. n-Hexane. Chem. Educ. 2001, 78 (5), 587.

Luque-Rodriguez, J. M.; Luque de Castro, M. D.; Perez-Juan, P. Extraction of fatty acids from grape seed by superheated hexane. Talanta 2005, 68 (1), 126-130.

Yaron, P. N.; Telling, M. T. F.; Larese, J. Z. Thermodynamic Investigation of n-Hexane Thin Films Adsorbed on Magnesium Oxide. Langmuir 2006, 22 (17), 7203-7207.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H361-H336-H373-H304

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4694
Beilstein
1730733
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MN9275000

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