What is high purity n-Heptane?

What is high purity n-Heptane?

High purity n-Heptane is produced from crude oil through precision refining and distillation that is used in the measurement of octane rating for fuels. It is also used for the purification of pharmaceutical products and other synthetic organics.

What is n-Heptane used for?

n-Heptane is a colorless liquid with a mild, Gasoline-like odor. It is used as an industrial solvent and in petroleum refining processes.

What class is heptane?

OSHA PEL. Colorless liquid with a gasoline-like odor. Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.

What is a pharmaceutical grade chemical?

A drug, biologic, or reagent that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in humans or animals or for which a chemical purity standard has been established by the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF), or British Pharmacopeia (BP).

How much does heptane cost?


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Where can I find heptane?

Heptane is found in rubber cement, outdoor stove fuel, and in paint coatings.

What is the difference between n-heptane and heptane?

The key difference between heptane and n-heptane is that heptane is an organic compound having seven carbon atoms arranged in either branched or non-branched structures, whereas n-heptane is the non-branched structure of the heptane molecule. The chemical formula of heptane is C7H16.

Is heptane toxic?

Heptane is toxic to the human nervous system (neurotoxic). Acute exposure symptoms include distorted perception and mild hallucinations. Humans exposed to 0.1% (1000 ppm) heptane exhibited dizziness in 6 min; higher concentrations caused marked vertigo and incoordination.

Is heptane cancerous?

Chronic (long-term) exposure to heptane may affect the nervous system. Heptane is not classifiable as to its potential to cause cancer.

Is heptane poisonous?

How do you know if a drug is pharmaceutical grade?

SwissRX’s obsession with ingredient quality No product is ever 100% pure, however pharmaceutical grade products must exceed 99% purity and not contain any fillers, binders, dyes, or other inactive ingredients that serve as a vehicle for active substances. Less than 3% of supplements meet pharmaceutical grade standards.

What is the difference between food grade and pharmaceutical grade?

Pharmaceutical grade – These are raw materials that meet the pharmaceutical standards for manufacturing. They are highly pure and contain no binders, fillers, or other unknown substances. Food grade – These materials meet the standards for safe human ingestion and can safely come into direct contact with food products.