Hexane
Solvent Properties

CAS 110-54-3


Physical Properties  
Molecular weight 86.18
Boiling point 68.7C
Vapor pressure 124 Torr at 20C
Freezing point -95.3C
Refractive index 1.3749 at 20C
Density 0.6594 g/mL (5.503 lb/gal) at 20C
  0.6548 g/mL (5.464 lb/gal) at 25C
Dielectric constant 1.88 at 25C
Dipole moment 0.08 D at 25C
Solvent group 0
Polarity index (P') 0.1
Eluotropic value on alumina 0.01
Viscosity 0.31 cP at 20C
Surface tension 17.91 dyn/cm at 25C
Solubility in water 0.014% at 20C
Solubility of water in hexane 0.01% at 20C
   
Regulatory and Safety Data  
DOT Hazard Class 3, Flammable Liquid
Packing Group II
UN Identification Number UN1208
   
Storage Store in an area designed for flammable storage, or in an approved metal cabinet, away from direct sunlight, heat and sources of ignition.
   
EPA applicable waste code(s) D001
Flash point -7F (-22C) by closed cup
Lower explosive limit 1.1%
Upper explosive limit 7.5%
Time Weighted Average 50 ppm ACGIH