Heptane

CAS:  142-82-5

Synonyms:    n-Heptane; Dipropylmethane

Uses:    Standard for octane-rating determinations (pure normal heptane has a zero octane number); anesthetic; solvent; organic synthesis; preparation of laboratory reagents.

Hazard:    VAPOR:  Not irritating to eyes, nose or throat.  If inhaled, will cause coughing or difficult breathing.  LIQUID:  Irritating to skin and eyes.  If swallowed, will cause nausea or vomiting.   HEPTANE is incompatible with the following: Strong oxidizers