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Alfa Aesar™ Petroleum ether 40/60

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L146490F

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Catalog No. AAL146490F


 

Specifications

Description

Petroleum ether 40/60; Alfa Aesar; 2500mL; BP: 40 to 60; CAS: 8032-32-4

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.
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Petroleum ether 40/60
MFCD00081849
Petroleum-like
40° to 60°C
8032-32-4
UN1268
−40°C (−40°F)
2500mL

Chemical Identifiers

8032-32-4
MFCD00081849
UN1268
Petroleum ether 40/60

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : OI6180000

TSCA : TSCA