Cyclohexane (C6H12)

Substance: cyclohexane.

Also known as: Benzene hexahydride Hexahydrobenzene Hexanaphthene

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Wikipedia article about cyclohexane

Hazard information danger

Flammable
Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards
Environment

Hazard statements

  • Highly flammable liquid and vapour
  • May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
  • Causes skin irritation
  • May cause drowsiness or dizziness
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Do NOT induce vomiting.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

Experiments with this reagent