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Hexanes, Optima™, Fisher Chemical


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

Quantity 1L
Packaging Glass Bottle

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  H3031

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Catalog No. H303-1

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Purity Grade OPTIMA™
Boiling Point 69°C
Melting Point −95°C
Formula Weight 86.18
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
Vapor Pressure 160mbar at 20°C
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
Molecular Formula C6H14
UN Number 1208
Sulfur Compounds 0.005 % max.
Absorbance 0.005 AU max. at 254nm
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 160mbar at 20°C
Cleanup Symbol Solvent
MDL Number MFCD02179311
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
Pesticide Residue Analysis 10ng/L max.
Refractive Index 1.3740 to 1.3780
Residue after Evaporation 1ppm max.
Thiophene Pass test
Assay (Hexanes) 99.9 % min.
Fluorescence Background 1ppb max.
Chemical Name or Material Hexanes
Identification Pass test
Packaging Glass Bottle
Suitability Pass test (GC-MS)
Water_soluble Titratable Acid 0.0003meq/g max.
Assay Percent Range 99.9% min by GC
Assay (n_Hexane) 60 % min.
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
CAS 110-54-3

Specifications

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

  • 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

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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!

 

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