n-Heptane (and its many isomers) is widely applied in laboratories as a non-polar solvent. As a liquid, it is ideal for transport and storage. In the grease spot test, heptane is used to dissolve an oil spot to show the previous presence of organic compounds on a stained paper.
n-Heptane is a straight-chained hydrocarbon used primarily as a standard of measure for gasoline octane ratings, as a solvent, and as a component in gasoline. It is a highly flammable, colorless liquid with a gasoline-like smell.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 400 ppm as TWA, 500 ppm as STEL; (ACGIH 2004). EU OEL: 500 ppm, 2085 mg/m3 as TWA (EU 2000).
OSHA PEL†: TWA 500 ppm (2000 mg/m3)
NIOSH REL: TWA 85 ppm (350 mg/m3) C 440 ppm (1800 mg/m3) 15-minute
NIOSH IDLH: 750 ppm
Repeated exposure may cause skin rash, dryness and redness. Loss of appetite and/or nausea may occur. Heptane may affect the nervous system.
DANGER! HARMFUL OR FATAL IF SWALLOWED.
VAPOR HARMFUL. FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR.
DANGEROUS FIRE HAZARD.
Before use, always read all information and warnings on container.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
CLOSE CONTAINER AFTER EACH USE.
VIEW AND UNDERSTAND SAFETY DATA SHEET PRIOR TO USE!
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Shipping Weight: 350 lbs.