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n-Hexadecane, 99%, Thermo Scientific™

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544-76-3
C16H34
226.448
MFCD00008998
DCAYPVUWAIABOU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
n-hexadecane, cetane, n-cetane, hexadecan, hexadekan, cetan, zetan, unii-f8z00shp6q, ccris 5833, pentadecane, methyl
11006
CHEBI:45296
hexadecane
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
544-76-3
C16H34
226.448
MFCD00008998
DCAYPVUWAIABOU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
n-hexadecane, cetane, n-cetane, hexadecan, hexadekan, cetan, zetan, unii-f8z00shp6q, ccris 5833, pentadecane, methyl
11006
CHEBI:45296
hexadecane
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

Hexadecane is use in the recovery of valuable amines by means of distillation from aqueous alkanolamine solutions, which are extensively used in the gas-processing industries.1

1Abdi, M. A.; Meisen, A. Mutual Solubility of Hexadecane with Diethanolamine and with Bis(hydroxyethyl)piperazine. J. Chem. Eng. Data 1998, 43 (2), 138-142.

n-Hexadecane serves as a reference for other fuel mixtures and is assigned cetane number of 100; used as shorthand for cetane number, an indicator of the combustion speed of diesel fuel. Hexadecane is used in the preparation of emulsions; also used as a substrate for the production of biosurfactants. n-Hexadecane has been found useful in the identification of the wheat seed protein CM3 as a highly active emulsifier. Superamphiphobicity on polymers can be studied with hexadecane immersion tests. Shape-stabilized phase change material (SSPCM), prepared using hexadecane as a PCM, into xGnP as a supporting material, has been demonstrated to have the potential to be used in developing building materials with improved thermal energy storage charecteristics.

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Applications
Hexadecane is use in the recovery of valuable amines by means of distillation from aqueous alkanolamine solutions, which are extensively used in the gas-processing industries.1

1Abdi, M. A.; Meisen, A. Mutual Solubility of Hexadecane with Diethanolamine and with Bis(hydroxyethyl)piperazine. J. Chem. Eng. Data 1998, 43 (2), 138-142.

n-Hexadecane serves as a reference for other fuel mixtures and is assigned cetane number of 100; used as shorthand for cetane number, an indicator of the combustion speed of diesel fuel. Hexadecane is used in the preparation of emulsions; also used as a substrate for the production of biosurfactants. n-Hexadecane has been found useful in the identification of the wheat seed protein CM3 as a highly active emulsifier. Superamphiphobicity on polymers can be studied with hexadecane immersion tests. Shape-stabilized phase change material (SSPCM), prepared using hexadecane as a PCM, into xGnP as a supporting material, has been demonstrated to have the potential to be used in developing building materials with improved thermal energy storage charecteristics.

Notes
Stable. Cetane can ignite very easily under compression. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Density 0.773
Melting Point 18°C
Boiling Point 287°C
Flash Point 135°C (275°F)
Beilstein 1736592
Refractive Index 1.4345
Quantity 100mL
Solubility Information This product is soluble in acetone,alcohol,ether. It is insoluble in water.Soluble in alcohol,acetone,chloroform,and ether. insoluble in water
Formula Weight 226.45
Chemical Name or Material n-Hexadecane

P301+P310-P331-P501c

H304

EINECSNumber : 208-878-9

RTECSNumber : ML9200000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

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