Cyclopentene is a chemical compound with the formula (CH2)3(CH)2. It is a colorless liquid with a petrol-like odor. It has few applications, and thus is mainly used as a component of gasoline. It is one of the principal cycloalkenes.
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|Molar mass||68.11 g/mol|
|Melting point||−135 °C (−211 °F; 138 K)|
|Boiling point||44 to 46 °C (111 to 115 °F; 317 to 319 K)|
|NFPA 704 (fire diamond)|
|Flash point||−29 °C (−20 °F; 244 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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