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Borger Isopentane

Product Properties

A high purity C5 hydrocarbon solvent used in variety of applications such as catalyst, chemicals, expanded polystyrene (EPS), geothermal, oil sands, polyethylene, polyurethane, and specialty fuels.

Typical PropertiesMethodValue Unit
Initial Boiling Point
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)81˚F
10% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)81.7˚F
50% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)82˚F
90% Boil Distillation
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)82.5˚F
Dry Point
@ 760 mm Hg
ASTM D-86 (Unless Indicated)83 ˚F
28.3 ˚C
Acidity of Distillation ResidueASTM D-1093NEUTRAL
API Gravity @ 60 ˚FASTM D-405295 Degree API
Aromatics, ppmChromatography<1 ppm
Benzene ContentASTM D-3606 (Modified)<1 ppm
Bromine No.ASTM D-14920.001
Copper CorrosionASTM D-1301A
Density of Liquid @60 ˚FASTM D-40525.216 lbs/gal
DOT Hazard Class-3 Flam. Liq.
DOT Id Number-UN 1265
Doctor TestASTM D-4952NEGATIVE
Evaporation Rate
n-Butyl Acetate = 1
ASTM D-190128.1
Flash PointASTM D-56 (Unless Indicated)-67.3ºF
Kauri-Butanol ValueASTM D-113326
Nonvolatile MatterASTM D-13530.1 mg/100 ml
PurityChromatography99.5 Lv%
Color, SayboltASTM D-604530
Specific Gravity of LiquidASTM D-40520.625 Specific Gravity
Sulfur ContentASTM D-4045 (Unless Indicated)0.1 ppm
Vapor Pressure
@100 °F (37.8 °C)
ASTM D-5191 (Unless Indicated)20.4 psia
Water ContentASTM D-3401<15 ppm