Dodecane Others N-dodecane is a clear colorless liquid. (NTP, 1992)
Dodecane is a straight-chain alkane with 12 carbon atoms. It has been isolated from the essential oils of various plants including Zingiber officinale (ginger). It has a role as a plant metabolite.
Dodecane is a natural product found in Aristolochia, Litoria verreauxii, and other organisms with data available.
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Dodecane - 93685-81-5

Dodecane

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Catalog Number: BT-3568613

CAS Number: 93685-81-5

Molecular Formula: C12H26

Molecular Weight: 170.33 g/mol

Purity: ≥ 99%

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CAS Number 93685-81-5
Product Name Dodecane
Molecular Formula C12H26
Molecular Weight 170.33 g/mol
Boiling Point 421.3 °F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
216.3 °C
Colorform Colorless liquid
Density 0.7487 at 68 °F (NTP, 1992)
0.7495 g/cu cm at 20 °C
Flash Point 165 °F (NTP, 1992)
83 °C (181 °F) - closed cup
165 °F (74 °C) (Closed Cup)
71 °C (From table)
Impurities The common impurities or contaminants /minor products/ associated with the synthesis of n-dodecane are 5-methyl undecane (5%) and a mixture of 1-hexene and n-hexane.
InChI InChI=1S/C12H26/c1-3-5-7-9-11-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-12H2,1-2H3
InChI Key SNRUBQQJIBEYMU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
IUPAC Name dodecane
Canonical SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCC
Description N-dodecane is a clear colorless liquid. (NTP, 1992)
Dodecane is a straight-chain alkane with 12 carbon atoms. It has been isolated from the essential oils of various plants including Zingiber officinale (ginger). It has a role as a plant metabolite.
Dodecane is a natural product found in Aristolochia, Litoria verreauxii, and other organisms with data available.
Melting Point 14.7 °F (NTP, 1992)
-9.6 °C
-9.55 °C
Heat of fusion: 36.8 kJ/mol at melting point
-9.6°C
Physical Description N-dodecane is a clear colorless liquid. (NTP, 1992)
Liquid
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCC
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 77° F (NTP, 1992)
In water, 3.7X10-3 mg/L at 25 °C
Very soluble in ethyl alcohol, ethyl ether, acetone, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride
In salt water, 0.005 mg/L at 20 °C; in sea water, 0.0029 mg/L; in distilled water at 25 °C, 0.0037 mg/L
3.7e-06 mg/mL at 25 °C
Vapor Density 5.96 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
5.96 (Air = 1)
Vapor Pressure 1 mm Hg at 118 °F ; 0.3 mm Hg at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
0.13 mmHg
0.135 mm Hg at 25 °C
Reference Kim et al. Engineering of an oleaginous bacterium for the production of fatty acids and fuels. Nature Chemical Biology, doi: 10.1038/s41589-019-0295-5, published online 17 June 2019
Sutton et al. The hydrodeoxygenation of bioderived furans into alkanes. Nature Chemistry, doi: 10.1038/nchem.1609, published online 7 April 2013 http://www.nature.com/nchem
Fischer, Guido; Schwalbe, Regina; Möller, Manfred; Ostrowski, Rene; Dott, Wolfgang; Species-specific production of microbial volatile organic compounds (MVOC) by airborne fungi from a compost facility, Chemosphere, 395, 795-810. DOI:10.1016/s0045-6535(99)00015-6
PubChem Compound Dodecane
Last Modified Mar 24 2022