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Cis-2-butene

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Cis-2-butene

Formula: C4H8

Cis-2-butene is a colorless, flammable, liquefied gas with a slight aromatic odor. It is part of the alkene group of hydrocarbons.

It is an acyclic alkene with four carbon atoms. It is a petrochemical, produced by the catalytic cracking of crude oil or the dimerization of ethylene. Its main uses are in the production of gasoline (petrol) and butadiene.

Applications

Specifications

Further Specifications

Cylinder Sizes

  • serve as intermediates in the preparation of a variety of organic compounds.
Grade 2
Purity 99.0%
Other Hydrocarbons < 1%
Sulfur <1 ppmv
Moisture < 5 ppmv
Total Impurities < 1%
Chemical & Physical Properties
Molecular Weight 56.11
Specific Volume 6.7 cu. ft/lb
Pressure @ 70°F 13 psig
Flammability Limits 1.6 - 9.7 % in Air
Valve Outlet CGA 510 LB CGA 170
Cylinder Size Fill Weight (lbs)
1/2 ton 570
LP30 136
LP15 81
LP05 27
LP01 6
49/Size 300 55
44L/Size 200 50
16L/Size 80 18
7L/Size 35 8

**Moisture level guaranteed only when Electronic Fluorocarbons prepares the cylinders.
All concentrations are on a mol/mol basis unless otherwise stated.
This product is analyzed liquid phase.
Product sold on the basis of total impurities. Individual impurities may vary slightly.

*This gas not available for purchase online.