n-Decane, 99%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A147320F
n-Decane is used as a solvent as well as an internal standard in the GC analysis of oxalic, malonic and succinic acids. It is used in paint manufacture as a hydrocarbon solvent and for wood stains and varnishes as a varnish solvent. It is an active component of automotive fuels viz. gasoline (petrol).
Soluble in alcohol and ethers. Miscible with ethanol and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.