Hexane

CAS:  110-54-3

Synonyms:    n-Hexane; Hexyl Hydride

Uses:    solvent, especially for vegetable oils; low-temperature thermometers; calibrations; polymerization reaction medium; paint diluent; alcohol denaturant

Hazard:    INHALATION causes irritation of respiratory tract, cough, mild depression, cardiac arrhythmias. ASPIRATION causes severe lung irritation, coughing, pulmonary edema; excitement followed by depression. INGESTION causes nausea, vomiting, swelling of abdomen, headache, depression.  Highly Flammable