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Alfa Aesar™ n-Heptane, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material n-Heptane
CAS 142-82-5
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)5CH3
Formula Weight 100.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009544
UN Number UN1206
Beilstein 1730763
Merck Index 14,4659
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AAA198940F

 
alfa aesar™
A19894-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA19894AP

 
alfa aesar™
A19894-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Petroleum-like
Flash Point −4°C (24°F)
Boiling Point 97° to 99°C
Melting Point −91°C
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material n-Heptane
CAS 142-82-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)5CH3
Formula Weight 100.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009544
UN Number UN1206
Beilstein 1730763
Merck Index 14,4659
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: HEPTANES
RTECS Number MI7700000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is used in paints and coatings, as the rubber cement solvent and GC analysis, HPLC, spectrophotometry and environmental testing. Used as a primary reference standard in determining the knock rating of carburetor fuels and solvent especially for vegetable oils, low temperature thermo- meters, calibrations, and polymerization reaction medium. The hydroisomerization of n-heptane to form dibranched and tribranched products useful for producing high octane gasoline. water/AOT/n-heptane microemulsions plays an essential role for the synthesis, size control, and passivation of CdS nanoparticles.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, chloroform, and ether. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.

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.