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Hexafluoroethane (data page)

This page provides supplementary chemical data on Hexafluoroethane.


Material Safety Data Sheet

The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommend that you seek the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS) for this chemical from a reliable source such as SIRI, and follow its directions.

  • MSDS at Airgas
  • MSDS at Mathesontrigas
  • MSDS at Air Liquide

Structure and properties

Structure and properties
Index of refraction, nD  ?
Abbe number ?
Dielectric constant, εr  ? ε0 at ? °C
Bond strength  ?
Bond length  ?
Bond angle  ?
Magnetic susceptibility  ?
Acentric factor 0.257
Compressibility factor 0.9875 at 15 °C
Dipole moment 0.0 D
Viscosity 13.64 μPa.s at 0 °C
Viscosity 14.4 μPa.s at 25 °C
Thermal conductivity 13.47 mW/(m.K) at 0 °C

Thermodynamic properties

Phase behavior
Triple point 173.08 K (-100.07 °C), 26.60 kPa
Critical point 293 K (19.9 °C), 3082 kPa, 4.51 mol/dm3
Std enthalpy change
of fusion
, ΔfusHo
 ? kJ/mol
Std entropy change
of fusion, ΔfusSo
 ? J/(mol·K)
Std enthalpy change
of vaporization
, ΔvapHo
16.150 kJ/mol
Std entropy change
of vaporization, ΔvapSo
82.88 J/(mol·K)
Solid properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHosolid
 ? kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
 ? J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp  ? J/(mol K)
Liquid properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHoliquid
 ? kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
250.54 J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp 131.29 J/(mol K)
Gas properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHogas
-1343.90 kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
332.09 J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp 106.3 J/(mol K)

Spectral data

λmax  ? nm
Extinction coefficient, ε  ?
Major absorption bands 0.1250, 0.2410, 0.4820, 0.9640, 1.9290 cm−1
Proton NMR  
Carbon-13 NMR  
Other NMR data  
Masses of
main fragments



    Except where noted otherwise, data relate to standard ambient temperature and pressure.

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