Methane

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Safety Data Sheet(s):

Methane- A colorless, odorless, tasteless, flammable gas

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Chemical Symbol CH4
Molecular Weight 16.04
Specific Volume 23.7 ft3/lb (1.47 m3/kg)
CAS Registry Number 74-82-8
SHIPPING INFORMATION
DOT Proper Name Methane, Compressed
Hazard Class 2.1
ID Number UN1971
Labels Flammable Gas
CYLINDER SIZES AVAILABLE
Std. Cylinder Sizes*ContentsCylinder Pressure (PSIG)CGA Valve Connection
300 356 2400 350
200 260 2000 350
80 88 2000 350

*Nonstandard cylinder sizes available upon request


SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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GradePurityImpuritySpecifications Equipment Recommended
5.0 (Research) 99.999% O2
H2O
N2
CO2
C2H6
C2H4
C3H8
C3H6
CO
<1ppm
<1ppm
<4ppm
<3ppm
<2ppm
<1ppm
<1ppm
<1ppm
<1ppm
3101 or 3201
3.7 Ultra High Purity 99.97%

O2
H2O
N2
CO+CO2
H2
CnHm

<15ppm
<5ppm
<100ppm
<10ppm
<10ppm
<100ppm
3101 or 3201
2.0 99.0%

O2
H2O
N2
CO2

<50ppm
<10ppm
<2,000ppm
<100ppm
3101 or 3201
1.3 93.0%     3101 or 3201

This information in no way replaces the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for use and safety standards. Please refer to the SDS for details.