Isopentane

2-methylbutane, isoamylhydride, 1,1,2-trimethylethane, 2-methylbutane

How to detect Isopentane

Formula: C5H12 | CAS: 78-78-4

Synonyms: 2-methylbutane, isoamylhydride, 1,1,2-trimethylethane, 2-methylbutane

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C5H12
CAS no. 78-78-4
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 0.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 5
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 30
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.333
Molecular Weight, g/mole 72.0
Melting point, °C -159.9
Specification Value/Information
Boiling point, °C 30
Flash point, °C -50.6
Upper Explosive Limit, % 9.16
Lower Explosive Limit, % 1.32
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.62
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.32
EH40 TWA, ppm 600
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 1800

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