Hexane

About Hexane

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Hexane Identification

Chart listing the various names, identifiers and synonyms of hexane.
 

ID Type Identification
Synonym n-Hexane
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)4CH3
CAS Number 110-54-3
Beilstein Registry
1730733
EG/EC Number 2037776
MDL Number MFCD00009520
RIDADR UN 1208 3/PG 2


Hexane Physical Properties

Chart including the physical properties of hexane.

 

Property Value
Molecular Weight 86.18
Density 0.659 g/mL at 25ºC
Boiling Point 69ºC
Melting Point -95ºC
Flash Point -23.3ºC
Viscosity (cP)
0.300 at 25ºC
Dielectric Constant 1.89 at 20ºC
UV cutoff 210 nm
Refractive Index 1.375 at 20ºC
Vapor Pressure 132 mm Hg (20°C)
Vapor Density 3 (vs. air)

Hexane, Mixture of Isomers Identification

Chart listing the various names, identifiers and synonyms of hexane, mixture of isomers.
 

ID Type Identification
Synonym Hexanes
Molecular Formula C6H14
Beilstein Registry
1730733
EG/EC Number 2035234
MDL Number MFCD00009520


Hexane, Mixture of Isomers Physical Properties

Chart including the physical properties of hexane, mixture of isomers.

 

Property Value
Molecular Weight 86.18
Density 0.672 g/mL at 25ºC
Boiling Point 68-70ºC
Melting Point -95ºC
Flash Point -22.7ºC
Viscosity (cP)
0.286 at 25ºC
Dielectric Constant 1.89 at 20ºC
UV cutoff 195 nm
Refractive Index 1.379 at 20ºC
Vapor Density 3 (vs. air)


Hexane Hazard Statements

Hazard Statements H225-H304-H315-H336-H361f-H373-H411
Signal Word Warning
Precautionary
Statements
P201-P210-P273-P301 + P310-P308 + P313-P331


GHS Information

GHS Pictogram Statement
Flammable gases, category 1
Flammable aerosols, categories 1,2
Flammable liquids, categories 1,2,3
Flammable solids, categories 1,2
Self-reactive substances and mixtures, Types B,C,D,E,F
Pyrophoric liquids, category 1
Pyrophoric solids, category 1
Self-heating substances and mixtures, categories 1,2
Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water,
emit flammable gases, categories 1,2,3
Organic peroxides, Types B,C,D,E,F
Acute toxicity (oral, dermal, inhalation), category 4
Skin irritation, category 2
Eye irritation, category 2
Skin sensitisation, category 1
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single exposure, category 3

Hazardous to the aquatic environment
- Acute hazard, category1
- Chronic hazard, categories 1,2
Respiratory sensitization, category 1
Germ cell mutagenicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Carcinogenicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Reproductive toxicity, categories 1A,1B,2
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single exposure, categories 1,2
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated exposure, categories 1,2
Aspiration Hazard, category 1


Hexane SDS Information

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Hexane Miscibility and Immiscibility

Property Chemical
Miscible Acetone, Benzene, Butanol, Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), Butyl Acetate (n-), Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), Carbon Tetrachloride, Chloroform, Cyclohexane, Dichloroethane (1, 2-), Dichloromethane, Diethyl ether, Diisopropyl ether, Dioxane, Ethanol, Ethyl Acetate, Heptane, Hexane, Pentane, 1-Propanol, Isopropanol, Tetrahydrofuran (THF), Toluene, Trichloroethylene, Isooctane,  Xylene
Immiscible Acetic Acid, Acetonitrile, Dimethylformamide, Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO), Methanol, Water

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