Linear Alpha Olefins (a.k.a. LAO, Normal Alpha Olefins, NAO) are hydrocarbons with a chemical formula CnH2n, characterized by linear chains and one double bond at the primary or alpha position. Such hydrocarbons are important chemical intermediates, widely used in several industrial and consumer products according to carbon number and by chemical structure. By way of illustration, C4-C8 olefins are used to impart properties of LLDPE and HDPE, while C12-C16 olefins find applications in detergents and sanitizers.
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