Agent Name

1-Hexadecene

CAS Number

629-73-2

Formula

C16-H32

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Cetene; 1-n-Hexadecene; Cetene; Cetylene; Dialene 16; Gulftene 16; Hexadecylene-1; alpha-Hexadecene; alpha-Hexadecylene; n-Hexadec-1-ene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; mp = 4.1 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis; [HSDB] Used in blend for off-shore drilling fluids; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00264 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 8,500 mg/m3/1h

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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