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227048

Sigma-Aldrich

Cyclohexane

anhydrous, 99.5%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.16
Beilstein:
1900225
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

anhydrous

vapor density

2.9 (vs air)

vapor pressure

168.8 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)
77 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

500 °F

expl. lim.

9 %

impurities

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

evapn. residue

<0.0005%

color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.426 (lit.)

bp

80.7 °C (lit.)

mp

4-7 °C (lit.)

density

0.779 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C1CCCCC1

InChI

1S/C6H12/c1-2-4-6-5-3-1/h1-6H2

InChI key

XDTMQSROBMDMFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Cyclohexane is a cyclic alkane that predominantly exists in chair conformation due to higher stability.

Application

Cyclohexane may undergo oxidation using hydrogen peroxide as oxidant and in the presence of a polyoxotungstate catalyst to form cyclohexanone and cyclohexanol as the main products. Its dehydrogenation in the presence of Ni-Cu/SiO2 catalysts forms benzene in good yield.

Packaging

1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™
100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Other Notes

The article number 227048-4X2L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 227048-2L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

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

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

-4.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-20 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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