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Alfa Aesar™ n-Eicosane, 99%

$24.68 - $69.78

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material n-Eicosane
CAS 112-95-8
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)18CH3
Formula Weight 282.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009344
Beilstein 1700722
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AAA1385314

 
alfa aesar
A13853-14
25g Each for $24.68

AAA1385322

 
alfa aesar™
A13853-22
100g Each for $69.78
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 0.7888
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material n-Eicosane
CAS 112-95-8
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)18CH3
Formula Weight 282.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009344
Beilstein 1700722
TSCA TSCA

Applications
n-Eicosane is a saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon, which is used to form candles and paraffin waxes with solar energy storage capacity. It is also used in cosmetics, lubricants, plasticizers and in the petrochemical industry. Further, it is useful for special surfactants and in the preparation of certain organic chemicals. In addition to this, it is used as a chromatographic analysis reference material.

Solubility
Soluble in ether, petroleum ether and benzene. Slightly soluble in acetone and chloroform. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.