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L09938 n-Hexane, 99%

CAS Number
110-54-3
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L09938-AD 50ml 25.80
L09938-AK 250ml 39.80
L09938-AU 1000ml 99.50
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H304-H315-H319-H335-H336-H361f-H372

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

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280i-P281-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P331-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P37

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire:

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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