Octadecane

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Octadecane
Octadecane-structure.png
Identifiers
CAS number 593-45-3
PubChem 11635
ChemSpider 11145
EC number 209-790-3
MeSH C022883
ChEBI CHEBI:CHEBI:32926
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Properties
Molecular formula C18H38
Molar mass 254.494
Appearance White crystals or powder
Density 0.777
Melting point 28 to 30 °C
Boiling point 317 °C
Vapor pressure 1 mm Hg at 119° Celsius
Hazards
EU Index 209-790-3
Flash point 165 °C (329 °F; 438 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Octadecane is an alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)16CH3.

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