Methane

CAS Registry Number®

74-82-8
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CAS Name

Methane

Molecular Formula

CH4

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    -161.4 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    -182.6 °C
  • Density (2)

    0.466-0.477 g/cm³

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/CH4/h1H4

InChIKey

InChIKey=VNWKTOKETHGBQD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C

Canonical SMILES

C

Other Names for this Substance

  • Methane
  • Marsh gas
  • Methyl hydride
  • R 50 (refrigerant)
  • R 50

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

131452-56-7