Pentadecane

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Pentadecane is an alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C15H32. It has 15 carbon atoms and 32 hydrogen atoms.[1]

Pentadecane
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Pentadecane[2]
Other names
n-Pentadecane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3DMet
Beilstein Reference 1698194
ChEBI
ChemSpider
DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.090
EC Number
  • 211-098-1
KEGG
MeSH pentadecane
UNII
  • CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Properties
C15H32
Molar mass 212.42 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Oil of D. guineense fruit
Density 769 mg mL−1
Melting point 16.8 to 10.0 °C; 62.1 to 49.9 °F; 289.9 to 283.1 K
Boiling point 270.00 °C; 518.00 °F; 543.15 K
2.866 μg L−1
log P 7.13
Vapor pressure 356.1 mPa (at 293.83 K)[3]
kH 21 nmol Pa−1 kg−1
1.431
Thermochemistry
Std enthalpy of
formation
ΔfHo298
−430.2–−426.2 kJ mol−1
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
−10.0491–−10.0455 MJ mol−1
Standard molar
entropy
So298
587.52 J K−1 mol−1
Specific heat capacity, C 470.48 J K−1 mol−1
Hazards
NFPA 704

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Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tetradecane - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics". www.sciencedirect.com. Retrieved 2021-11-30.
  2. "pentadecane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 16 September 2004. Identification. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  3. Viton, C; Chavret, M; Behar, E; Jose, J (1996). "Vapor pressure of normal alkanes from decane to eicosane at temperatures from 244 K to 469 K and pressures from 0.4 Pa to 164 kPa". ELDATA: Int. Electron. J Phys.-Chem. Data. 2: 215–224.