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Sasol HEXENE

Hexene has widespread use in a variety of formulations, at industrial sites and also in manufacturing of chemicals. Primarily, it is used in the production of polyethylene. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Safety data sheet (SDS)
Technical data sheet (TDS)
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Properties

Features And Benefits
End Use Claims
Solubilization
Regulatory Status
AICS Listed (Australia)
DSL Listed (Canada)
ENCS Listed (Japan)
TSCA Listed (USA)
IECSC Listed (China)
PICCS Listed (Philippines)
KECI Listed (Korea)
ISHL Listed (Japan)
CH INV Listed (Switzerland)
Regional Availability
Latin America
North America
Europe
Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa
Product Characteristics
Origin
Petrochemical
Synthetic
CAS No.
592-41-6
Physical Form
Liquid
Color
Colorless
Odor
Mild
Pleasant
Appearance
Clear and bright
Typical Properties
Value
Unit
Test Method
Color (Pt-Co)
max. 5
-
ASTM D1209, ASTM D5386
Color (Saybolt)
min. 30
-
ASTM D156
Hydrocarbons <C6
max. 0.01
mass %
GC
Hydrocarbons >C6
max. 0.01
mass %
GC
Other C6
max. 1
mass %
GC
Internal olefins + Branched olefins + Paraffins
max. 1
mass %
GC
Benzene
max. 1
mg/kg
GC
Peroxide (as active oxygen)
max. 1
mg/kg
Sasol 6185
Carbonyl (C=O)
max. 2
mg/kg
ASTM E411, Sasol 6170
Chlorides
max. 1
mg/kg
ASTM D5808
Water content
max. 25
mg/kg
ASTM E1064
Sulphur Content
max. 1
mg/kg
ASTM D5453
1-Hexene Content
min. 99
mass %
GC
Density at 20 °C
0.67 – 0.68
g/ml
ASTM D4052

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Technical product information

Storage And Handling

Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on safe handling

  • Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
  • Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Avoid formation of aerosol.
  • Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Do not allow to enter drains (danger of explosion).
  • Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
  • Use only explosion-proof equipment.
  • Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
  • Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air

Temperature class

  • T3

Fire-fighting class

  • B: Fires involving liquids or liquid containing substances. Also includes substances which become liquid at elevated temperatures.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Protect against light.

Advice on common storage

  • Keep away from oxidizing agents and strongly acid or alkaline materials.

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 3: Flammable Liquids

Container material

  • Suitable Materials: Stainless steel

Specific use

  • Consult the technical guidelines for the use of this substance/mixture.
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