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Petroleum ether

anhydrous

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CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

25.8 psi ( 55 °C)
28.66 psi ( 55 °C)
7.99 psi ( 20 °C)
8.56 psi ( 20 °C)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

475 °F

expl. lim.

8 %

impurities

<0.001% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.0003%

refractive index

n20/D 1.363 (lit.)

bp

30-60 °C (lit.)

density

0.64 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

InChI

1S/C7H7.BrH.Mg/c1-7-5-3-2-4-6-7;;/h3-6H,1H3;1H;/q;;+1/p-1

InChI key

ZRJNGFJIBZKXTP-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Sigma-Aldrich

300314

Petroleum ether

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Petroleum ether ACS reagent

184519

Petroleum ether

Essential Grade
Sigma-Aldrich

320447

Petroleum ether

Essential Grade
Sigma-Aldrich

673838

Petroleum ether

Essential Grade
grade

anhydrous

grade

ACS reagent

grade

ACS reagent

grade

ACS reagent

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

25.8 psi ( 55 °C), 7.99 psi ( 20 °C), 28.66 psi ( 55 °C), 8.56 psi ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

25.8 psi ( 55 °C), 7.99 psi ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

25.8 psi ( 55 °C), 7.99 psi ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

25.8 psi ( 55 °C), 7.99 psi ( 20 °C)

expl. lim.

8 %

expl. lim.

8 %

expl. lim.

8 %

expl. lim.

8 %

application

Petroleum ether can be used as a solvent:
  • In the radical ring-opening polymerization to synthesize degradable poly(vinyl esters).
  • To synthesize di-block copolymer micelles.

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

-56.2 °F

flash_point_c

-49 °C

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves


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