Ethane (C2H6)

UN1035 Ethane Compressed
UN1961 Ethane, Refrigerated Liquid

Ethane is a flammable, colorless, odorless gas which is shipped as liquefied gas at its vapor pressure of 544 psig at 70F. Ethane may also be shipped as a cryogenic refrigerated liquid at -128F.

Product & Packaging Information

PurityCylinder SizeContentsCylinder Pressure 70FStandard Valve Outlet (CGA)
CP
99.0%
300
200
37 lb
32 lb
544
544
350
350
Instr
99.5%
300
200
37 lb
32 lb
544
544
350
350
4.0
99.99%
300
200
37 lb
32 lb
544
544
350
350
5.0
99.999%
300
200
37 lb
32 lb
544
544
350
350

Product Data
Molecular Weight30.07
Specific Volume12.8 cf / lb @ 70F
Compressed Density2.996 lb /gal at 60F
Density at boiling point(-128F) 4.56 lb / gal
Flammability in Air3.0-12.4% in Air
U.S. D.O.T. Hazard Class2.1
U.S. D.O.T. LabelFlammable Gas
Refrigerant NumberR170