CAS No.: 106-97-8
EINECS No.: 203-448-7
Purity: ≥90.00%, ≥99.50%, ≥99.80%
UN No.: 1011
DOT Class: 2.1
Appearance: Colorless, odorless
Grade Standard: Industrial Grade, Refrigerant Grade
N-Butane (C4H10) is a colorless gas that, unlike the first three
alkanes, is very soluble in water.
The principal raw materials for its production are petroleum and
liquefied natural gas.
It forms an explosive and flammable mixture with air at low
Its main uses in industry are as a raw material in the production
of butadiene and acetic acid.
It is also used as a domestic fuel, as a gasoline blending
component, as a solvent and as a refrigerant.
1. R600 is rarely used alone as a refrigerant, usually as a
component of mixed refrigerant;
2. R600 is compatible with conventional lubricants.