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Hexanes, Optima™, Fisher Chemical

High purity and versatile solvent suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, GC/MS, and pesticide residue analysis

$240.85 - $404.62

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexanes
CAS 110-54-3
Purity Grade OPTIMA™
Purity Grade Notes High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications
Assay Percent Range 99.9% min by GC
Molecular Formula C6H14
Formula Weight 86.18
MDL Number MFCD02179311
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Products
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H303-1

  SDS
fisher scientific company
H3031
Glass Bottle 1L Each for $240.85
Case of 6 Each for $1,445.10

H303SK-4

  SDS
fisher scientific company
H303SK4
Glass Bottle 4L Each for $404.62
Case of 4 Each for $1,618.48

H303-4

  Accessories SDS
fisher scientific company
BPH303-4
Glass Bottle 4L Each for $309.08
Case of 4 Each for $1,236.32
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 69°C
Purity Grade OPTIMA™
Formula Weight 86.18
Melting Point −95°C
Quantity 1L
Purity Grade Notes High purity mobile phase for HPLC and/or extraction solvent for GC applications
Flash Point −95°C (−139°F)
DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
Water 0.01% Max.
Physical Form Liquid
Density 0.659g/cm³
Molecular Formula C6H14
Viscosity 0.31 mPa/s at 20°C
Certificate of Analysis Certificate of Lot Analysis included with each bottle; UV and other chromatograms available on request.
Color Colorless
Vapor Pressure 160mbar at 20°C
UN Number 1208
Sulfur Compounds 0.005 % max.
Absorbance 0.005 AU max. at 254nm
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor. Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure. Possible risk of impaired fertility. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:3
Instability:0
Cleanup Symbol Solvent
MDL Number MFCD02179311
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 160mbar at 20°C
Refractive Index 1.3740 to 1.3780
Assay (Hexanes) 99.9 % min.
Pesticide Residue Analysis 10ng/L max.
Thiophene Pass test
Fluorescence Background 1ppb max.
Residue after Evaporation 1ppm max.
Packaging Glass Bottle
Identification Pass test
Assay Percent Range 99.9% min by GC
Water_soluble Titratable Acid 0.0003meq/g max.
Assay (n_Hexane) 60 % min.
Suitability Pass test (GC-MS)
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
Chemical Name or Material Hexanes
CAS 110-54-3

  • Mixture of hexanes where n-hexane content is ≥60%
  • Screened for fluorescing and UV-absorbing contaminants to reduce interferences for smoother baselines
  • Tested by GC-ECD to ensure minimum halogenated residue levels (≤10 ng/L) to demonstrate suitability for pesticide analysis and tested for GC/MS suitability
  • Also meets ACS specifications
  • Intended for research use only

Safety and Handling
 

Emergency Overview
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor. Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. Danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure. Possible risk of impaired fertility. Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:3
Instability:0

DANGER!