Methane

methane, marsh gas, methyl hydride, Liquified natural gas, natural gas, CNG

How to detect Methane

Formula: CH4 | CAS: 74-82-8

Synonyms: methane, marsh gas, methyl hydride, Liquified natural gas, natural gas, CNG

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula CH4
CAS no. 74-82-8
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV ZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV ZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV ZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 1.499
Molecular Weight, g/mole 16.0
Specification Value/Information
Melting point, °C -183
Boiling point, °C -161
Flash point, °C -188
Upper Explosive Limit, % 15
Lower Explosive Limit, % 5
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.716
Ionisation Energy, eV 12.51

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