3-METHYLPENTANE

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 96-14-0
Formula

C₆H₁₄

Synonyms

diethylmethylmethane

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Clear liquids with mild, gasoline-like odors.
Boiling point 572°F Molecular weight 182.2
Freezing point/melting point -245 to -148°F Vapor pressure 1 mmHg
Flash point -54 to 19°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 0.65-0.66 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) M337
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media
Sampling time*
Sampling volume (TWA)*
Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments
Method reference OSHA IN-HOUSE METHOD
Notes
Special requirements

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA REL-TWA

100 ppm (350 mg/m³)

TLV-TWA

500 ppm [1979]

PEL-TWA

500 ppm (1800 mg/m³)

PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL

1000 ppm [1979]

PEL-STEL

1000 (3600 mg/m³)

PEL-C REL-C

510 ppm (1800 mg/m³) [15 minutes]

TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

NA

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Notes:

Not established

Notes: Notes: Notes:

as Hexane, other isomers

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: Notes:
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

 

Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals -

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Hexane isomers (excluding n-Hexane)

Literature References

 

 

Last Updated Date : 12/15/2020