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

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,2,4-Trimethylpentane
CAS 540-84-1
Molecular Formula C8H18
Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3
Formula Weight 114.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008943
UN Number UN1262
Beilstein 1696876
Merck Index 14,5193
Synonym Isooctane
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AAA197560F

 
alfa aesar™
A19756-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA19756AP

 
alfa aesar™
A19756-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Nearly Odorless
Melting Point −107°C
Boiling Point 98° to 99°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point −7°C (19°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2,2,4-Trimethylpentane
CAS 540-84-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H18
Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3
Formula Weight 114.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008943
UN Number UN1262
Beilstein 1696876
Merck Index 14,5193
Synonym Isooctane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 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.
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: OCTANES
RTECS Number SA3320000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.