UV Cutoff
Burdick & Jackson solvents are arranged in order of increasing UV cutoff, the wavelength at which the solvent absorbance in a 1 cm path length cell is equal to 1 AU (absorbance unit) using water in the reference cell.

 
  UV Cutoff (nm)
Acetonitrile UV 190
Pentane 190
Water 190
Hexane UV 195
   
Cyclopentane 198
Cyclohexane 200
Heptane 200
Isopropyl Alcohol 205
   
Methanol 205
Ethyl Alcohol 210
2-Methoxyethanol 210
Methyl t-Butyl Ether 210
n-Propyl Alcohol 210
   
Trifluoroacetic Acid 210
Tetrahydrofuran UV 212
n-Butyl Alcohol 215
1,4-Dioxane 215
Ethyl Ether 215
   
Iso-Octane 215
n-Butyl Chloride 220
Glyme 220
Isobutyl Alcohol 220
Propylene Carbonate 220
   
Ethylene Dichloride 228
1,1,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethane 231
Dichloromethane 233
Chloroform 245
n-Butyl Acetate 254
   
Ethyl Acetate 256
Dimethyl Acetamide 268
N,N-Dimethylformamide 268
Dimethyl Sulfoxide 268
Toluene 284
   
N-Methylpyrrolidone 285
Chlorobenzene 287
o-Xylene 288
o-Dichlorobenzene 295
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 308
   
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 329
Acetone 330
Methyl Isoamyl Ketone 330
Methyl n-Propyl Ketone 331
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone 334
Not included:
 

    Isopropyl Myristate
    Petroleum Ether
    Pyridine
    Triethylamine