Hexane 99% AR [110-54-3] Hexane is the main component of petroleum ether, gasoline and rubber solvent. It is used as a solvent for adhesives, vegetable oils as well as for organic analyzes and for the denaturation of alcohol. Suitable for HPLC, spectrophotometry, environmental tests. Determination of the refractive index of minerals; filling thermometers instead of mercury, usually blue or red dye; extraction solvent for oilseed processing.
Boiling point: 69 ° C (1013 hPa)
Density: 0.66 g / cm3 (20 ° C)
Explosive limits: 1.0 – 8.1% (V)
Flash point: -22 ° C
Ignition temperature: 240 ° C
Melting point: -94.3 ° C
Vapor pressure: 160 hPa (20 ° C)
Kinematic viscosity: 0.50 mm2 / s (20 ° C)
Solubility: 0.0095 g / l
Labeling of hazardous chemicals and mixtures that are part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The pictograms recommended by GHS have the shape of a square set on the top. They should contain a black symbol on a white background with a red border.
Priority rules to be observed in connection with the labeling of a substance:
– the skull and crossbones, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added.
– corrosive effect, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns eye or skin irritation.
– health hazard determining respiratory sensitization, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns skin sensitization or irritation to eyes or skin.
Source: GHS pictograms