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Alfa Aesar™ n-Hexane, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material n-Hexane
CAS 110-54-3
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)4CH3
Formula Weight 86.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009520
UN Number UN1208
Beilstein 1730733
Merck Index 14,4694
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AAL09938AD

 
alfa aesar™
L09938-AD
50mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL09938AK

 
alfa aesar™
L09938-AK
250mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Weak, Characteristic
Flash Point −23°C (−9°F)
Boiling Point 69°C
Melting Point −95°C
Quantity 50mL
Chemical Name or Material n-Hexane
CAS 110-54-3
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)4CH3
Formula Weight 86.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009520
UN Number UN1208
Beilstein 1730733
Merck Index 14,4694
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H304-H361-H373-H315-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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: HEXANES
RTECS Number MN9275000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
n-Hexane is used as a solvent to extract edible oils from seed and vegetable crops. Commercial grades of hexane are used as solvents for glues, varnishes, and inks, cleaning agent (degreaser) in the printing industry, liquid in low temperature thermometers. Other uses are as fuels and fuel additives, intermediates and laboratory chemicals.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, chloroform, acetone and ether.

Notes
Incompatible with dinitrogen tetraoxide. Store in a cool and dry environment.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe 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-H361-H373-H315-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.