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Name
Propane
CAS
40811-14-1
Molecular Formula
C3H8
MOL File
40811-14-1.mol
Molecular Weight
44.1

Chemical Properties

Uses
Propane is an aerating agent used in combination with chloropenta- fluoroethane or octafluorocyclobutane as a propellant and aerating agent for foamed or sprayed foods.
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40811-14-1

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Definition
A gaseous alkane obtained either from the gaseous fraction of crude oil or by the cracking of heavier fractions. The principal use of propane is as a fuel for heating and cooking, since it can be liquefied under pressure, stored in cylinders, and transported easily. Propane is the third member of the homologous series of alkanes.
Definition
propane: A colourless gaseous hydrocarbon,C3H8; m.p. –190°C; b.p.–42°C. It is the third member of thealkane series and is obtained from petroleum. Its main use is as bottledgas for fuel.
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