Propane

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Propane
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Beilstein Reference 1730718
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Gmelin Reference 25044
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Appearance Colorless gas
Odor Odorless
Density 2.0098 kg/m3 (at 0 °C, 101.3 kPa)
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log P 2.236
Vapor pressure 853.16 kPa (at 21.1 °C (70.0 °F))
kH 15 nmol Pa−1 kg−1
Thermochemistry
Std enthalpy of
formation
ΔfHo298
−105.2–−104.2 kJ mol−1
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
−2.2197–−2.2187 MJ mol−1
Specific heat capacity, C 73.60 J K−1 mol−1
Hazards
NFPA 704
4
2
0
 
Explosive limits 2.37–9.5%
U.S. Permissible
exposure limit (PEL)
TWA 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3)[2]
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Propane is an organic compound with the chemical formula CScript error: No such module "Su".HScript error: No such module "Su".. It is an alkane with three carbon atoms. It is used in fuels.

It begins to burn very quickly. Its melting temperature is −187.7 °C; its boiling temperature is −42 °C; its density is 1.83 g/l.

Propane is extracted from natural gasoline or from petroleum.

Sources

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  3. GOV, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, US. "PROPANE - CAMEO Chemicals - NOAA". cameochemicals.noaa.gov.