Hexane is an unbranched alkane. It is a colorless, non-polar liquid, with a petroleum-like odor. It is considered a neurotoxin, leading to effects in the human body, such as vertigo, drowsiness, fatigue, loss of appetite, muscle weakness, cold pulsation in the extremities, blurred vision, headache and anorexia. Hexane is a product of crude oil refining, being obtained in the fraction boiling at 65-70 °C. Like most alkanes, Hexane exhibits low reactivity and is a suitable solvent for reactive compounds. It is also used for the extraction of vegetable oils and in adhesive formulations.
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