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Pure Gases
Methane (CH4)

Description:

Methane is the major component of natural gas. It is the starting material for ammonia, ethanol, methanol, methyl chloride, chloroform and numerous other chemicals. It is used in the conversion of coal to liquid fuels and as a calibration gas for air and automobile emission monitoring.
 

Properties:

  Molecular Weight: 16.04
  Specific Volume: 23.7 CF/lb
  Flammable Limits: 5.0-15.4% in Air
  CGA Valve: 350
  DOT Name:
Methane, Compressed
  UN No.: UN1971
  DOT Class: 2.1
  DOT Label: Flammable Gas
  CAS Registry: 74-82-8