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Butane

99%

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Synonym(s):
n-Butane
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
58.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
969129
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

2.11 (vs air)

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

gas

bp

−0.5 °C (lit.)

mp

−138 °C (lit.)

density

0.579 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCC

InChI

1S/C4H10/c1-3-4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

IJDNQMDRQITEOD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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494402

Butane

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vibrant-m

412236

Octane

Essential Grade
vibrant-m

657042

Octane

-
vibrant-m

296317

Hexadecane

-
Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

form

gas

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

density

0.579 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

density

0.703 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.703 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.773 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

bp

−0.5 °C (lit.)

bp

125-127 °C (lit.)

bp

125-127 °C (lit.)

bp

287 °C (lit.)

mp

−138 °C (lit.)

mp

−57 °C (lit.)

mp

−57 °C (lit.)

mp

18 °C (lit.)

General description

Butane is commonly used as a solvent for the extraction of essential oils and other compounds from plant materials.

Application

Butane may be used as a test compound in combustion, oxidation and isomerization studies.

Packaging

Supplied in a carbon steel lecture bottle with a CGA180M/CGA110F needle valve installed.

Compatible with the following:
  • Aldrich® lecture-bottle station systems
  • Aldrich® lecture-bottle gas regulators

Other Notes

Legal Information

Aldrich is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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pictograms

FlameGas cylinder

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Hazard Classifications

Flam. Gas 1 - Press. Gas Liquefied gas

Storage Class

2A - Gases

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Margarida F Costa Gomes et al.
Faraday discussions, 154, 41-52 (2012-03-30)
In this work, we have studied the solubility and the thermodynamic properties of solvation, between 298 and 343 K and at pressures close to atmospheric, of ethane and n-butane in several ionic liquids based on the bis[(trifluoromethyl) sulfonyl]imide anion and
Maximilien Cord et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 116(24), 6142-6158 (2012-01-20)
This paper revisits the primary reactions involved in the oxidation of n-butane from low to intermediate temperatures (550-800 K) including the negative temperature coefficient (NTC) zone. A model that was automatically generated is used as a starting point and a
Eugene Chen et al.
Journal of endodontics, 37(12), 1619-1623 (2011-11-22)
The aim of this study was to compare the clinical accuracy, reliability, and repeatability of laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF), an electric pulp test (EPT), and various thermal pulp sensibility tests. Pulp tests were done on 121 teeth in 20 subjects
Róbert Izsák et al.
The Journal of chemical physics, 135(14), 144105-144105 (2011-10-21)
The "chain of spheres" (COS) algorithm, as part of the RIJCOSX SCF procedure, approximates the exchange term by performing analytic integration with respect to the coordinates of only one of the two electrons, whereas for the remaining coordinates, integration is
n-Butane: Ignition delay measurements at high pressure and detailed chemical kinetic simulations.
Healy D, et al.
Combustion and Flame, 157(8), 1526-1539 (2010)

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