Cyclohexane C6H12

Cyclohexane is produced by means of benzene hydrogenation.

Appearance — colourless transparent liquid without mechanical impurities.

Application

It is used to produce monomers for chemical fibres; as a solvent.

Specification

ValueGrades
Top quality 1 st grade 
Total impurities, by weight, %, max 0,1 0,2
including:
— benzene, %, max 0,005 0,01
— methyl cyclopentane, %, max 0,0015 0,04
— methyl cyclohexane, %, max 0,02 0,1
— n-heptane, %, max 0,01 0,05

Safety

Flammable liquid.

Safety Data Sheet

Storage

In tanks, at warehouses for flammable liquids. Special rail tank cars or steel barrels, in accordance with GOST regulations. 

Transportation

According to regulations on carriage of bulk liquid goods.

Shelf life

6 months since manufacturing date.