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Alfa Aesar™ 2,2,4-Trimethylpentane, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 540-84-1
Molecular Formula C8H18
Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3
Formula Weight 114.23
MDL Number MFCD00008943
UN Number UN1262
Beilstein 1696876
Merck Index 14,5193
Synonym Isooctane
Chemical Name or Material 2,2,4-Trimethylpentane
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AAA197560F SDS Alfa Aesar™
A197560F
2500mL N/A N/A  
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AAA19756AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
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500mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2,2,4-Trimethylpentane is used as a solvent in spectrophotometric analysis and in organic synthesis. Due to its high antiknock octane number, it is widely employed as a standard reference fuel for octane ratings. It acts as an entrainer in azeotropic distillation as well as thinner. It is involved as processing aids in the petroleum industry.

Solubility
Miscible with benzene, toluene, xylene, chloroform, ether, carbon disulfide, carbon tetrachloride, DMF, acetone, heptane, and oils. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from sources of ignition. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

540-84-1
(CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3
MFCD00008943
1696876
Isooctane
C8H18
114.23
UN1262
14,5193
2,2,4-Trimethylpentane

Specifications

−7°C (19°F)
−107°C
540-84-1
C8H18
114.23
UN1262
14,5193
2,2,4-Trimethylpentane
98° to 99°C
2500mL
Nearly Odorless
(CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3
MFCD00008943
1696876
Isooctane
99%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H304-H315-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: OCTANES

RTECSNumber : SA3320000

TSCA : TSCA