Hexanes Lab Grade

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n-Hexane, Hexyl hydride, Skellysolve B, Gettysolve-B, Hexan, Hexanes, Dipropyl, Normal hexane, n-Hexan
Laboratory Grade
Min 85%

Hexanes, also known as Hexane, is a commercial/industrial grade product made up of a combination of hydrocarbons containing six carbon atoms. Hexanes is a combination of hexane (>60% hexane contents) and variable quantities of isomeric chemicals such as 2-methylpentane and 3-methylpentane. It also contains traces of non-isomeric C5, C6, and C7 (cyclo) alkanes. Hexanes is frequently used as a non-polar solvent that is inexpensive, essentially non-reactive, and volatile. Lab grade chemicals possess reasonable purity but do not comply with any official standard for quality or purity like the ACS Grade, the USP Grade, or the FCC Grade. Hexanes, Lab Grade at Lab Alley is low in heavy metal impurities and highly recommended for educational institutes and research laboratories.


    Hexanes, Lab Grade Features:

    Assay Min 85%
    Appearance Liquid. Colorless.
    Freezing point -95 °C (-139 °F)
    Initial boiling point and boiling range 69 °C (156 °F)
    Flash point -22 °C (-7 °F) - closed cup
    Upper / Lower flammability or explosive limits 1.2% (V) / 7.7% (V)
    Vapor pressure 176.0 hPa (132.0 mmHg) at 20 °C (68 °F)
    Vapor Density 3.0
    Relative Density 0.659 g/mL at 25 °C (77 °F)
    Solubility(ies) not soluble
    Auto-ignition temperature 225 °C (437 °F)
    Common Uses
    • Reagent
    • Solvent
    Commercial/Industrial Applications
    • Textile production
    • Shoemaking industries
    • Printing
    Safety and Handling

    Hexane Shipping Information:
    DOT: Hexanes, 3, UN1208, PG II

    Please contact us to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Hexane. Contact Lab Alley for a hexane Safety Data Sheet (SDS). 

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