Cyclohexane

CAS #: 110-82-7

Synonyms: Hexamethylene; hexanaphtene; hexalhydrobenzene; Benzene Hexahydride

Uses: Manufacture of nylon; solvent for cellulose ethers, fats, oils, waxes, bitumens, resins, crude rubber; extracting essential oils; chemicals (organic synthesis, recrystallizing medium); paint and varnish remover; glass substitutes; solid fuels; fungicides; analytical chemistry.

Hazard: Dizziness, with nausea and vomiting.  Concentrated vapor may cause unconsciousness and collapse.  Flammable, dangerous fire risk. Moderately toxic by inhalation and skin contact.