Octane

Octane (C8H18) is a colorless liquid with gasoline-like odor. This chemical floats on water and produces an irritating vapor. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Octane. Please review our fire rated products: Flammable storage, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc

Octane Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash Point 13.0 °C
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizers
  • Description: Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed structural formula CH3(CH2)6CH3. Octane has many structural isomers that differ by the amount and location of branching in the carbon chain.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Octane Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C8H18 703.00 kg/m³ 25°F (12°C) Octane 114.23 g/mol Very slightly soluble in cold water -70.°F (-5°C)




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