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Substance Name: Ethane
RN: 74-84-0
UNII: L99N5N533T
InChIKey: OTMSDBZUPAUEDD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A two carbon alkane with the formula H3C-CH3.

Classification Code

  • Simple Asphyxiant

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6

Molecular Weight

  • 30.0694
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ethane

MeSH Heading

  • Ethane

Synonyms

  • Bimethyl
  • Dimethyl
  • EC 200-814-8
  • EINECS 200-814-8
  • Ethane
  • Ethyl hydride
  • HSDB 941
  • Methylmethane
  • UNII-L99N5N533T

Systematic Name

  • Ethane

Superlist Names

  • Ethane
  • Ethane [UN1035] [Flammable gas]
  • Ethane, refrigerated liquid
  • Ethane, refrigerated liquid [UN1961] [Flammable gas]
  • UN1035
  • UN1961

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 74-84-0

FDA UNII

  • L99N5N533T

System Generated Number

  • 0000074840

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H6/c1-2/h1-2H3

InChIKey

OTMSDBZUPAUEDD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CC

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.83E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point -8.86E+01 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.81 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 60.2 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 3.15E+04 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.500 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.68E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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