Vapor Pressure
 
Burdick & Jackson solvents are arranged in order of increasing vapor pressure, the pressure exerted when the liquid phase of the solvent is in equilibrium with its vapor phase (at 20C unless otherwise indicated).

 
  Vapor Pressure (Torr)
N-Methylpyrrolidone 0.33 (25C)
Dimethyl Sulfoxide 0.6 (25C)
Isopropyl Myristate <1.0
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 1
   
o-Dichlorobenzene 1.2
Dimethyl Acetamide 1.3 (25C)
N,N-Dimethylformamide 2.7
n-Butyl Alcohol 4.4
o-Xylene 6
   
2-Methoxyethanol 6.2
n-Butyl Acetate 7.8
Chlorobenzene 8.8
Isobutyl Alcohol 8.8
n-Propyl Alcohol 15
   
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone 16
Water 17.54
Pyridine 18
Methyl n-Propyl Ketone 27.8
Toluene 28.5
   
1,4-Dioxane 29
Isopropyl Alcohol 32.4
Heptane 35.5
Iso-Octane 41
Ethyl Alcohol 43.9
   
Glyme 48.0
Triethylamine 57 (25C)
Ethyl Acetate 73.0
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 74
Cyclohexane 77.5
   
n-Butyl Chloride 80.1
Ethylene Dichloride 83.35
Acetonitrile 88.8 (25C)
Methanol 97
Hexane 124
   
Tetrahydrofuran 142
Chloroform 158.4
Acetone 184.5
Methyl t-Butyl Ether 240
1,1,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethane 284
   
Dichloromethane 350
Cyclopentane 400
Pentane 420
 
Ethyl Ether 442
Not included:
 

    Methyl Isoamyl Ketone
    Petroleum Ether
    Propylene Carbonate
    Trifluoroacetic Acid