Ethane - C2H6

Ethane is a colourless, odourless and flammable gas that is used in the manufacturing of chemical intermediates. It occurs in natural gas.


Molecular weight  30.069 g/mol

Gaseous phase Gas density (1.013 bar at boiling point): 2.054 kg/m3
 Gas density (1.014 bar and 15 °C and (59 °F)): 1.2822 kg/m3

Solid phase Melting point: - 183.3 °C

Liquid phase Boiling point (1.013): - 88.58 °C
 Liquid density (1.013 bar at boiling point): 543.83 kg/m3

Critical point Critical temperature: 32.17 °C
 Critical pressure: 48.72 bar
 Critical density: 206.18 kg/m3