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General Properties
Molecular weight 96.08
Boiling point at 101.3 kPa (1 atm), °C 161.7
Freezing point, °C -36.5
Refractive index, nD
  • 20°C
  • 25°C
1.5261
1.5235
Density, d4 at 20°C, g/cm3 1.1598
Vapor pressure Download as pdf-document
Vapor density (air=1) 3.3
Critical pressure, Pc, MPa 5.502
Critical temperature, Tc, °C 397
Gibb's free energy of formation  
Solubility in, wt% Download as pdf-document
water 8.3
alcohol; ether 8

Thermodynamic Properties
Heat of vaporization (liq), kJ/mol 42.8
Heat capacity (liq), J/(g.K)
20-100°C
1.74
Heat of combustion (liq), kJ/mol 2344
Enthalpy of formation   

Fluid Properties
Viscosity, mPa.s, 25°C 1.49
Surface tension, mN/m (=dyn/cm)  
29.9°C 40.7

Electrical Properties
Dielectric constant 20°C 41.9

Flammability Properties
Explosion limits (in air), vol% 2.1-19.3
Flash point, °C, tag closed cup 61.7
Auto ignition temperature, °C 315
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