Identification

Description


Numéro UN : UN1145

Formule moléculaire brute : C6H12

Principaux synonymes

Noms français :

  • Cyclohexane
  • Hexaméthylène

Noms anglais :

  • Cyclohexane
  • Hexahydrobenzene
Utilisation et sources d'émission 1 2 3

Le cyclohexane est utilisé comme : 

  • solvant pour les résines, les graisses, les cires, les caoutchoucs et l'extraction d'huiles essentielles
  • décapant pour peintures et vernis
  • intermédiaire de synthèse pour la fabrication de plusieurs produits chimiques dont l' acide adipique et le caprolactame.

Le cyclohexane est aussi utilisé dans la formulation de fongicides et pour la fabrication de combustibles solides pour les réchauds de camping.

Références

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