Octane 98%


Octane, or n-octane, is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18. Octane is a component of gasoline (petrol). As with all low-molecular-weight hydrocarbons, octane is volatile and very flammable.

  • A component of gasoline

Minimum Assay: >95.0%
Molecular Formula: C8H18
Molecular Weight: 114.23 g/mol
Melting Point: -57 °C
Boiling Point: 125-126 °C
Density (kg/ L): 0.703
Refractive Index: 1.398
Flashpoint: 13 °C
Water: <0.005%
Residue on Ignition: <0.0001%
UV Absorption:
210nm: >10%
225nm: >50%
230nm: >80%
275nm: >95%
295-400nm: >99%

Hazard Class: 3

Packing Group: 2

Hazard Phrases: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Avoid release to the environment. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Do NOT induce vomiting. In case of fire: Use Collect spillage.


Cas No: 111-65-9
Einecs No: 203-892-1
FP: 13 °C

HS CODE: 2901290000


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