Agent Name

Octadecane

CAS Number

593-45-3

Formula

C18-H38

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

n-Octadecane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (>C11)

Description

Clear liquid; [CAMEO] White, low melting solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and in organic synthesis; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point equals 212 degrees F; Boiling point equals 601 degrees F; [CAMEO] Melting point = 82 deg F; [MSDSonline]

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