Synonyms: "hexane", "esani", "gettysolve-B", "hexanes", "hexyl hydride", "skellysolve B", "dipropyl", "hexan"
Source: hexane is used to extract edible oils from seeds and vegetables, as a special-use solvent, and as a cleaning agent.
IUPAC Name: hexane
CAS Number: 110-54-3
PubChem ID: 8058
Canonical SMILES: CCCCCC
Molecular Formula: C6H14
Molecular Weight: 86.175
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 6
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Nylé,n P, Ebendal T, Eriksdotter-Nilsson M, Hansson T, Henschen A, Johnson AC, Kronevi T, Kvist U, Sjö,strand NO, Hö,glund G, Olson L. 1989. Testicular atrophy and loss of nerve growth factor-immunoreactive germ cell line in rats exposed to n-hexane and a protective effect of simultaneous exposure to toluene or xylene. Arch Toxicol 63(4):296-307.