Octadecane

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Octadecane
Structural formula of octadecane
Ball-and-stick model of the octadecane molecule
Names
IUPAC name
Octadecane
Systematic IUPAC name
Octadecane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.902
EC Number 209-790-3
MeSH C022883
Properties
C18H38
Molar mass 254.494
Appearance White crystals or powder
Density 0.777
Melting point 28 to 30 °C (82 to 86 °F; 301 to 303 K)
Boiling point 317 °C (603 °F; 590 K)
Vapor pressure 1 mm Hg at 119 °C
Hazards
Flash point 165 °C (329 °F; 438 K)
235 °C (455 °F; 508 K)
Related compounds
Related alkanes
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Octadecane is an alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)16CH3.

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