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Methane Compound Information and Applications for GC (Gas Chromatography) and LC (Liquid Chromatography) Analysis

Methane

CAS # 74-82-8


Compound Structure and Properties

Molecular Weight16.0425
FormulaCH4
Melting Point-182 °C, 90.7 °K, -296 °F
Boiling Point-164--160 °C, 109-113 °K, -263--256 °F
Density655.6 μg mL−1
Solubility in Water22.7 mg L−1
log P1.09
Data above sourced from ChemSpider and Wikipedia

GC Mass Spectrum

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Synonyms

Methane; Marsh gas; Methyl hydride; CH4; Fire damp; R 50; Biogas; UN 1971; UN 1972


Application Chromatograms

Permanent Gases and Nitrous Oxide on Rt-Msieve 5A
Permanent Gases and Nitrous Oxide on ShinCarbon ST Micropacked Column
Permanent Gases and Nitrous Oxide on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Permanent Gases and Nitrous Oxide on Rt-Q-BOND
Hydrocarbon Gases on Rt-Q-BOND
Refinery Gas on Rt-Q-BOND
Hydrocarbon Gases on Rt-Q-BOND
Permanent Gases on Capillary Rt-MSieve 5A
Refinery Gas on Rtx-DHA-100 (ASTM D2163)
Refinery Gas on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4 (ASTM D2163-14)
Butane Fuel on Rtx-1
Butane Fuel on Rtx-1
Propane Fuel on Rtx-1
Methane Purity on Rtx-1
C1-C5 Hydrocarbons on Rt-Alumina BOND/MAPD
Gasoline Light Fractions on Rtx-DHA-150
Light Hydrocarbons on Rtx-DHA-150
Natural Gas (82% Methane) on Rtx-DHA-150
Refinery Gas Hydrocarbons on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Ethylene Purity Analysis using ASTM D6159-97
Permanent Gases on Molecular Sieve 5A and Molecular Sieve 13X
Permanent Gases Rt-Q-BOND
Propane Camping Fuel on Rt-Alumina BOND/KCl
Refinery Gas on Rt-Alumina BOND/KCl
Refinery Gas
Propylene and C1-C5 Hydrocarbons on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Refinery Gas C1 to C5 Using n-Octane on Res-Sil C Packing
Refinery Gas Using OPN on Res-Sil C Packing
Refinery Gas Calibration Standard on Refinery Gas Packed Column Set
Sulfur Compounds and Hydrocarbons on Rt-XLSulfur
Propane Camping Fuel on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Butane Lighter Fluid on Rt-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Water and Ethanol in Acetone on Rt-Q-BOND
Permanent Gases on MXT-Msieve 5A
Refinery Gas on MXT-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4
Solvents on MXT-Q-BOND
Permanent Gases on ShinCarbon ST (micropacked)
MXT-Q-BOND Columns are Highly Stable; Pressure Pulsing does not Create Particles or Alter Retention Times
Solvents on Rt-QPLOT
Permanent Gases Rt-Msieve 5A
Solvents on Polar Rt-QPLOT
Natural Gas #2 on Rt-QS-BOND
Butane Lighter Fluid Rt-Alumina BOND/KCl
Refinery Gas #6 on Rt-QS-BOND
Refinery Gas Mix on Rt-QS-BOND
Q, QS, S, and U PLOT Column Comparison
Ethylene and C1-C5 Hydrocarbons by ASTM D6159-97 on Rt-Alumina BOND/KCl, Rtx-1
Refinery Gas on Rt-Alumina BOND (Na2SO4)
Permanent Gases and C1+C2 Hydrocarbons on ShinCarbon ST (micropacked)
Hydrocarbon Gases on HayeSep® S (micropacked)

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