storage of isopentane

ning227 from gmail.com via methods%40net.bio.net (by ning227 from gmail.com)
Fri Feb 13 09:39:04 EST 2009


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Somone in my lab claims that isopentane (2-methylbutane) should be
stored with the lid slightly unscrewed to prevent it popping open.

I would have thought this is rather dangerous as surely vapours could
escape and create a fire hazard, since the flash point is -51C



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