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Heptane

greener alternative

anhydrous, 99%

Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)5CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.20
Beilstein:
1730763
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

40 mmHg ( 20 °C)
83 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)

assay

99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

433 °F

expl. lim.

7 %

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
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impurities

<0.001% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.0005%

refractive index

n20/D 1.387 (lit.)

bp

98 °C (lit.)

mp

−91 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: insoluble

density

0.684 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

greener alternative category

SMILES string

CCCCCCC

InChI

1S/C7H16/c1-3-5-7-6-4-2/h3-7H2,1-2H3

InChI key

IMNFDUFMRHMDMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. Heptane is an environmentally preferable solvent and greener alternative to hexane and thus has been enhanced for "Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries". Click here for more information.
Heptane is a linear hydrocarbon that is considered as a greener alternative to the more toxic hexane.

Application

Greener alternatives to Hexane.

Packaging

100 mL in Sure/Seal™
1, 6×1, 2, 4×2 L in Sure/Seal™
20 L in Pure-Pac™ 2

Features and Benefits

Greener alternative for hexane

Other Notes

Pure-Pac® II containers require the Micomatic MicroValve for dispensing solvents, Z560723.

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Legal Information

Pure-Pac is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

24.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-4 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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