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cyclohexane technical grade

Product name cyclohexane technical grade
GOST 14198-78
CAS 110-82-7

Cyclohexane is clear, colorless, highly flammable, mobile liquid with a pungent odor. It is insoluble in water and miscible with alcohols, ethers, esters, chlorinated hydrocarbons, amines, fatty acids. It forms azeotrope solutions with water and benzene.


  • Cyclohexane is manufactured by hydrogenation of benzene in liquid phase on nickel catalyst at 150-250°C and 1-2.5 MPa (Yield 99%);
  • by fractionation from petroleum streams;


  • cyclohexane is an important intermediate in production of adipic acid, pharmaceuticals, dyes, herbicides, plant growth regulator, plasticizers, rubber chemicals, cycloamines and other organic compounds;
  • Cyclohexane consumption is linked almost entirely to caprolactam and, respectively, nylon production;
  • as a solvent, oil extractant, paint and varnish remover, dry cleaning material, and in solid fuels;

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC Severodonetsk Azot Association
    JSC Shchekinoazot
    Chemical structure of cyclohexane

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