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Petroleum Ether, Optima™ for HPLC and GC, Fisher Chemical™

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4 L
Amber Soda Lime Glass
Safe-Cote™ Amber Glass 

High purity solvent for GC and pesticide residue analysis

  • Tested by GC-ECD to ensure minimum halogenated residue levels (≤10 ng/L) to demonstrate suitability for pesticide analysis
  • Also meets ACS specifications
  • Intended for research use only
CAS 8032-32-4
Color Colorless
Acidity Pass Test
UN Number 1268
Synonym p-tolylmagnesium bromide, magnesium, bromo 4-methylphenyl, 4-methylphenylmagnesium bromide, bromo 4-methylphenyl magnesium, 4-tolylmagnesium bromide, 4-toluylmagnesium bromide, p-tolyl-magnesium bromide, 4-tolyl magnesium bromide, 4-methylphenylmagnesiumbromide, p-methylphenylmagnesium bromide
Grade High purity extraction solvent for GC applications
Boiling Point 38°C
Quantity 4 L
Flash Point −17.8°C / 0°F
Identification Pass Test
Packaging Safe-Cote™ Amber Glass 
Physical Form Liquid
Refractive Index 1.3560 to 1.3660 (at 25°C)
Residue after Evaporation 1ppm max.
Water 0.01% max.
Chemical Name or Material Petroleum Ether
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Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. May cause heritable genetic damage. May cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation. Inhalation may cause central nervous system effects. Aspiration hazard if swallowed - can enter lungs and cause damage. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air.



DOTInformation : DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid