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Alfa Aesar™ Petroleum ether 40/60

$66.28 - $66.28

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Petroleum ether 40/60
CAS 8032-32-4
MDL Number MFCD00081849
UN Number UN1268
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AAL146490F

 
alfa aesar™
L146490F
2500mL Each for $66.28
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Petroleum-like
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point −40°C (−40°F)
Boiling Point 40° to 60°C
Quantity 2500mL
Chemical Name or Material Petroleum ether 40/60
CAS 8032-32-4
MDL Number MFCD00081849
UN Number UN1268
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H340-H350-H304
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause genetic defects.
May cause cancer.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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: PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, N.O.S.
RTECS Number OI6180000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is mostly used by pharmaceutical companies and in the manufacturing process. It is also commonly used for recreational purposes as an inhalant drug. It is a lightweight hydrocarbon used chiefly as a nonpolar solvent. The extract of aerial parts of ageratum conyzoids in petroleum ether plays an essential role for the isolation of sigmasterol and beta sitosterol. Crude petroleum spirit and methanol extracts also play an important role for the screening of antimicrobial activity of the stem bark, leaves and roots of Ficus thoningii.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Flammable. May be moisture sensitive.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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-H340-H350-H304
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May cause genetic defects.
May cause cancer.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.