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
  • 593-45-3
3D model (JSmol)
  • Interactive image
ChEBI
  • CHEBI:CHEBI:32926
ChemSpider
  • 11145
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.902
EC Number 209-790-3
MeSH C022883
PubChem CID
  • 11635
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.

External links

  • https://web.archive.org/web/20150923173917/http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/duke/chemical.pl?OCTADECANE
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