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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methylpentane, 99+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylpentane
CAS 107-83-5
Molecular Formula C6H14
Formula Weight 86.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009406
UN Number UN1208
Beilstein 1730735
Synonym Isohexane
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AAL03001AE

 
alfa aesar™
L03001-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL03001AP

 
alfa aesar™
L03001-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −154°C
Flash Point −40°C (−40°F)
Odor Petroleum-like
Boiling Point 61° to 62°C
Quantity 100mL
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methylpentane
CAS 107-83-5
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C6H14
Formula Weight 86.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009406
UN Number UN1208
Beilstein 1730735
Synonym Isohexane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H304-H315-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P273-P243-P301+P310-P315-P403
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid release to the environment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Get immediate medical advice/attention.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: HEXANES
RTECS Number SA2985000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2-Methylpentane is employed as a raw material, rubber solvent and vegetable oil extraction solvent. It is also used as a solvent in adhesives. Further, it is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and finds application in food, preservatives, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, beverages and flavor enhancer.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether, acetone and chloroform. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P273-P243-P301+P310-P315-P403
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid release to the environment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Get immediate medical advice/attention.
Store in a well-ventilated place.

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