Allene
C3H4

Home | Contact Us | Profile | Quote Request
Gas Mixtures | Refrigerants | Pure Gas
Equipment | Defense Services |
Guest book

Periodic Chart | Incompatibility Chart | Atmospheric Chart | Reference


General Characteristics Health Hazards Material Recommendations
A colorless, flammable gas at room temperature. Shipped as a liquefied gas. A simple asphyxiant and slight narcotic properties. Normal materials can be used. Avoid copper and silver and their alloys when used under high pressure or temperature.
TLV-TWA Flammable Limits DOT Class / Label
1.5 - 11.50% 2.1 / Flammable
Molecular Weight Specific Gravity Specific Volume
40.065 1.145 @ 68 F 9.6 cu.ft./lb @ 70 F
CGA Valve Outlet CAS Registry No. UN Number
510 463-49-0 1075
National Stock Number (NSN) Applicable to Allene MIL Specs/ Fed Specs
MSDS for Allene


Grade
Part #
Purity Minimum Cylinder
Size
Volume
SCF
Pressure
@ 70 F
Comments
Chemically Pure
407500
97% 003
LBS
2.250
0.375
102
102

None


Uses: Allene is the simplest member of the 1,2-diene class of compounds. Allenes are not as stable as conjugated dienes or isolated dienes. Allene is slightly more strained than the isomeric methylactylene. Allene is chiefly used in organic synthesis.