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8032-32-4 - Petroleum ether 40/60 - L14649 - Alfa Aesar

L14649 Petroleum ether 40/60

CAS Number
8032-32-4
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1000ml 24.90
2500ml 43.90
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Petroleum ether 40/60

MDL
MFCD00081849
EINECS
232-453-7

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point
40-60°
Flash Point
-40°(-40°F)
Density
0.660
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

It is mostly used by pharmaceutical companies and in the manufacturing process. It is also commonly used for recreational purposes as an inhalant drug. It is a lightweight hydrocarbon used chiefly as a nonpolar solvent. The extract of aerial parts of ageratum conyzoids in petroleum ether plays an essential role for the isolation of sigmasterol and beta sitosterol. Crude petroleum spirit and methanol extracts also play an important role for the screening of antimicrobial activity of the stem bark, leaves and roots of Ficus thoningii.

Notes

Flammable. May be moisture sensitive.

Literature References

Chen, L.; Shen, X.; Chen, G.; Cao, X.; Yang, J. Effect of Three-spot Seahorse Petroleum Ether Extract on Lipopolysaccharide Induced Macrophage RAW264.7 Inflammatory Cytokine Nitric Oxide and Composition Analysis. J Oleo Sci. 2015, 64 (9), 933-942.

Talukder, D.; Haque, A. M..; Zaman, S.; Islam, M. S.; Islam, M. N.; Khatun, A. Insecticidal activity of different fractions of petroleum ether extract of Zingiber cassumunar rhizome against Tribolium castaneum. Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res. 2015, 50 (2), 143-152.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H340-H350-H304

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. IF SWALLOWED: 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

Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OI6180000

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