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Hexane is a hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C6H14; that is, an alkane with six carbon atoms. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Hexane

A chemical made from crude oil that is mixed with solvents for a number of uses. Inhaling n-hexane causes nerve damage and paralysis of the arms and legs. Some people abuse products containing n-hexane by inhaling it to get "high." Source: LOINC partner 1

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 己烷
Synonyms: n-己烷;己级烷;正己烷
fr-CA French (Canada) Hexane
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Heksaan
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Hexano
it-IT Italian (Italy) Esano
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Hekzan
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Гексан
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) hexaan
fr-BE French (Belgium) Hexane