Summary of Key Physical data for Baker Analyzed HPLC Solvents

Solvent

Product Number

Eluotropic Value (e) (on silica)

Polarity Index (p)

Viscosity (cP, 25C)

Density (g/ml)

Refractive Index (25)

Boiling Point (C)

Acetic Acid, Glacial

9515

>0.73

6.20

1.10

1.049

1.370

118

Acetone

9002

0.43

5.40

0.30

0.791

1.356

56

Acetonitrile

9017

0.50

6.20

0.34

0.786

1.341

82

Chloroform, Hydrocarbon Stabilized

9174

0.26

4.40

0.53

1.483

1.443

61

Chloroform

9175

0.31

4.40

0.53

1.483

1.443

61

Cyclohexane

9292

0.03

0.00

0.90

0.774

1.423

81

o-Dichlorobenzene

9233

N/A

N/A

1.33

1.306

1.551

180

Ether, Anhydrous

9237

0.29

2.90

0.24

0.708

1.350

35

Ethyl Acetate

9282

0.45

4.30

0.43

0.900

1.370

77

n-Heptane

9177

0.00

0.20

0.40

0.684

1.385

98

Hexanes

9304

0.00

0.06

0.30

0.659

1.372

69

Isobutyl Alcohol

9048

0.54

3.00

4.70

0.802

1.384

108

Methanol

9093

0.73

6.60

0.54

0.791

1.326

65

Methyl tert-Butyl Ether

9042

0.29

N/A

0.28

0.758

1.368

55

Methylene Chloride

9315

0.32

3.40

0.41

1.327

1.421

40

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

9214

0.39

4.50

0.38

0.805

1.376

80

Pentane

9331

0.00

0.00

0.22

0.626

1.355

36

2-Propanol

9095

0.63

4.30

1.90

0.785

1.384

82

Pyridine

9393

0.55

5.30

0.88

0.980

1.507

115

Tetrahydrofuran, Stabilized

9440

0.35

4.20

0.46

0.881

1.405

66

Tetrahydrofuran

9441

0.35

4.20

0.46

0.881

1.405

66

Toluene

9351

0.22

2.40

0.55

0.867

1.494

110

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

9444

N/A

N/A

N/A

1.450

1.572

215

1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane

9445

0.02

2.00

0.40

1.570

1.267

48

2,2,4-Trimethylpentane

9480

0.01

0.10

0.47

0.690

1.389

99

Water

4218

>0.73

10.20

0.89

1.000

1.333

100

 

In order of decreasing eluotropic value

Solvent

Product Number

Eluotropic Value (e) (on silica)

Acetic Acid, Glacial

9515

>0.73

Water

4218

>0.73

Methanol

9093

0.73

2-Propanol

9095

0.63

Pyridine

9393

0.55

Isobutyl Alcohol

9048

0.54

Acetonitrile

9017

0.50

Ethyl Acetate

9282

0.45

Acetone

9002

0.43

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

9214

0.39

Tetrahydrofuran, Stabilized

9440

0.35

Tetrahydrofuran

9441

0.35

Methylene Chloride

9315

0.32

Chloroform

9175

0.31

Methyl tert-Butyl Ether

9042

0.29

Ether, Anhydrous

9237

0.29

Chloroform, Hydrocarbon Stab.

9174

0.26

Toluene

9351

0.22

Cyclohexane

9292

0.03

1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane

9445

0.02

2,2-4-Trimethylpentane

9480

0.01

Pentane

9331

0.00

Hexanes

9304

0.00

n-Heptane

9177

0.00

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

9444

N/A

o-Dichlorobenzene

9233

N/A

 

In order of decreasing Polarity index

Solvent

Product Number

Polarity Index (p)

Water

4218

10.20

Methanol

9093

6.60

Acetic Acid, Glacial

9515

6.20

Acetonitrile

9017

6.20

Acetone

9002

5.40

Pyridine

9393

5.30

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

9214

4.50

Chloroform, Hydrocarbon Stabilized

9174

4.40

Chloroform

9175

4.40

Ethyl Acetate

9282

4.30

2-Propanol

9095

4.30

Tetrahydrofuran, Stabilized

9440

4.20

Tetrahydrofuran

9441

4.20

Methylene Chloride

9315

3.40

Isobutyl Alcohol

9048

3.00

Ether, Anhydrous

9237

2.90

Toluene

9351

2.40

n-Heptane

9177

0.20

2,2,4-Trimehtylpentane

9480

0.10

Hexanes

9304

0.06

Cyclohexane

9292

0.00

Pentane

9331

0.00

1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane

9445

2.00

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

9444

N/A

o-Dichlorobenzene

9233

N/A

Methyl tert-Butyl Ether

9042

N/A