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Physical & Chemical properties

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The substance n-heptanol is a colourless liquid with the following properties:

Melting point = -34.6°C

Boiling point = 179.38°C

Vapour pressure = 70 Pa at 20°C and 100 Pa at 25°C.

Relative density (20°C/4°C) = 0.8222

Surface tension (1 g/L in water) = 41 mN/m at 19.3°C.

Flash point = 76°C.

Auto-ignition temperature = 292°C +/-5°C (at 992 hPa)

Based on its structure and experience in handling, n-heptanol is not flammable, not explosive and not oxidising.