CAS No.: 74-82-8
EINECS No.: 200-812-7
UN No.: UN1971
Dot Class: 2.1
Grade Standard: Electronic Grade, Industrial Grade
As a Fuel
Methane is used as a fuel for ovens, homes, water heaters, kilns, automobiles, turbines, and other things. It combusts with oxygen to create fire.
In the Chemical Industry
Methane is converted tosynthesis gas, a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, by steam reforming.