|Safety Data Sheet|
Hexane is derived from petroleum and found in gasoline. It is usually mixed with solvents for industrial uses such as extracting oils from vegetables. Hexane is a colorless liquid with a petroleum-like odor.
- The benefits of hexane include a low:
- Boiling point
- Surface tension
- Frequently mixed with solvents
- Most common applications include paint thinner, glue, and cleaning agent for the printing, textile, and shoemaking industries.
- Household products that contain hexane are quick-drying glues and rubber cement.