Propane, C3H8 is a colourless, flammable, liquified gas with a natural gas odour.
Pure propane is used:
- as a component in calibration mixtures for environmental, industrial hygiene, and petrochemical applications
- as a propellant, solvent and extractant
- as a fuel in atomic emission analyzers.
Metals: Brass; Stainless Steel; Carbon Steel; Aluminum; Zinc; Copper; Monel.
Plastics: Kel-F; PTFE; PVC; Polyamides; Polyurethane.
Elastomers: Buna-N; Viton.
Molecular Weight: 44.10
Specific Gravity (Air = 1): 1.55
Odour: Natural gas-like
CAS Registry No.: 74-98-6