CAS Number
SIN Groups
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Hexane is classified as possible reprotoxic chemical (R 3) and has been reported to have endocrine and neurological effects.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: ESIS
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Flam. Liq. 2
Repr. 2
Asp. Tox. 1
Skin Irrit. 2
Aquatic Chronic 2

Chemical information

N-hexane; hexyl hydride; dipropyl;
EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H361f ***
H373 **
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
1000 - 10000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in air (urban and rural, outdoor and indoor), in combustion emissions, in soil or soil gases, in human urine, blood and exhalation air. Comment: Naturally occurring in biogas and crude oil. Also produced eg. by some fungi.
Possible uses
Source: KEMi, NTP, ATSDR; Inchem, U.S Public Health Service; Australian government
Extraction of food oils and fats, laboratory use; gasoline, quick-drying glues, roofing, textile and leather adhesives, rubber cement, type-over correction fluids, non-mercury thermometers, alcohol preparations, and aerosols in perfumes, cosmetics, thermometers, inks, paint thinners, general-purpose solvents, degreasing agents and cleaners, books, leather work (as a carrier for oil and beeswax), shaping pills and tablets, canning, manufacturing tires, sport balls (e.g. baseballs) (2)
Technical function of substances
Source: KEMi, NTP, ATSDR; Inchem
Solvent, diluent, cleaning or degreasing agent, carrier, denaturing agent in some alcohol preparations, a carrier/propellant agent in some perfumes.
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 15: Non-metal-surface treatment products
PC 18: Ink and toners
PC 1: Adhesives, sealants
PC 23: Leather tanning, dye, finishing, impregnation and care products
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 28: Perfumes, fragrances
PC 31: Polishes and wax blends
PC 34: Textile dyes, finishing and impregnating products
including bleaches and other processing aids
PC 39: Cosmetics, personal care products
PC 4: Anti-freeze and de-icing products
PC 8: Biocidal products (e.g. disinfectants, pest control)
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
PC 9b: Fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay
PC 9c: Finger paints
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC  7: Industrial use of substances in closed systems
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 3: Formulation in materials
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8b: Wide dispersive indoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 8c: Wide dispersive indoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 8d: Wide dispersive outdoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8f: Wide dispersive outdoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 9a: Wide dispersive indoor use of substances in closed systems
ERC 9b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of substances in closed systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 12: Use of blowing agents in manufacture of foam
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 16: Using material as fuel sources, limited exposure to unburned product to be expected
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 20: Heat and pressure transfer fluids in dispersive, professional use but closed systems
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)


Company Group
Company Name

Avantor Performance Materials Poland S.A., Sowińskiego 11 44-100 Gliwice, , Poland

Avery Dennison Corporation

AVERY DENNISON CORP SPECIALTY TAPE DIV, 205 Chester St Bldg 5, Painesville, Lake, 44077, OH, , USA


BASF IMPORTS PART 1, 100 Park Ave, Florham Park, Morris, 07932, NJ, , USA

Bitolea Group

Bitolea S.p.A., Via S. Intini n. 2,27015, Landriano (PV), Italy


DHC Solvent Chemie GmbH, Timmerhellstraße 28,45478, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany


BRASKEM AMERICA INC - LAPORTE SITE, 8811 Strang Road, La Porte, Harris, 77571-7633, TX, , USA


CALUMET LUBRICANTS CO LP CALUMET COTTON VALLEY, 1756 Old Hwy. 7, Cotton Valley, Webster, 710180097, LA, , USA


CARGILL PETROLEUM AND CHEMICALS, 9350 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins, Hennepin, 55343, MN, , USA


Chevron Phillips Chemicals International NV, Airport Plaza, Stockholm Building, Da Vincilaan 19 B-1831 DIEGEM, , Belgium

CHEVRON PRODUCTS CO PASCAGOULA REFINERY, 250 Industrial Road, Pascagoula, Jackson, 39581-3201, MS, , USA


CHIPPEWA VALLEY ETHANOL CO, 270 20th Street Northwest, Benson, Swift, 56215-1039, MN, , USA


CITGO PETROLEUM CORP LEMONT REFINERY, 135th Street And New Avenue, Lemont, Will, 604394697, IL, , USA


COLONIAL CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS INC, 916 W Lathrop, Savannah, Chatham, 31402, GA, , USA


ENI TRADING & SHIPPING INC, 1200 Smith St, Houston, Harris, 77002, TX, , USA

HCS Group

Haltermann Carless Deutschland GmbH, Schlengendeich 17,21107, Hamburg, Germany

Honeywell International

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, 115 Tabor Rd, Morris Plains, Morris, 07950, NJ, , USA


Kaneka North America LLC., 6161 Underwood Rd, Pasadena, Harris, 77507, TX, , USA


LYONDELL CHEMICAL COMPANY, 1221 Mckinney St, 1 Houston Center, Suite 700, Houston, Harris, 77010-2011, TX, , USA


EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION, 2828 Highland Avenue, Norwood, Hamilton, 45212, OH, , USA


MIECO INC, 301 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, Los Angeles, 90802, CA, , USA


Momentive Performance Materials, 260 Hudson River Road, Waterford, Saratoga, 12188, NY, , USA

Motiva Enterprise

MOTIVA ENTERPRISES LLC NORCO REFINERY, 15536 River Road, Norco, St. Charles, 70079-2537, LA, , USA

Neste Oil

Neste Oyj, Keilaranta 21, FI-02150, Espoo, Finland


Irving Oil Terminals Inc., 190 Commerce Way, Portsmouth, Rockingham, 03801, NH, , USA


PHARMCO PRODUCTS, 58 Vale Rd, Brookfield, Fairfield, 6804, CT, , USA

Phillips 66

Chevron Phillips Chemicals International NV, Airport Plaza, Stockholm Building, Da Vincilaan 19 B-1831 DIEGEM, , Belgium

PHILLIPS 66 SWEENY REFINERY, 8189 Old Fm 524 Rd, Old Ocean, Brazoria, 77463, TX, , USA

Platform Specialty Products

ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE - KC COLD STORAGE, 8201 E 23rd St, Kansas City, Jackson, 64129, MO, , USA

ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE- FUTUREFUEL CHEM CO, 2800 Gap Rd, Batesville, Independence, 72503, AR, , USA

ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA, LLC, 15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150, Cary, Wake, 27513, NC, , USA


DHC Solvent Chemie GmbH, Timmerhellstraße 28,45478, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Royal Dutch Shell

SHELL CHEMICAL LP, One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana Street, Houston, Harris, 77002, TX, , USA

SHELL NORCO CHEMICAL PLANT EAST SITE, 15536 River Road, Norco, St. Charles, 70079-2537, LA, , USA

Service Provider

BiPRO GmbH, Grauertstrasse 12,81545, Munich, Germany

REACHLaw Ltd., Vänrikinkuja 3 JK 21 , FI-02600, Espoo, Finland


SOLVENTS & CHEMICALS, 4704 Shank Rd., Pearland, Brazoria, 77581, TX, , USA


TAUBER PETROCHEMICAL CO, 55 Waugh Dr Ste 700, Houston, Harris, 770075837, TX, , USA

Tedia Company

TEDIA COMPANY INC (1409030683), 1000 Tedia Way, Fairfield, Butler, 45014, OH, , USA


SOUTH HAMPTON RESOURCES INC, 7752 Fm 418, Silsbee, Hardin, 77656, TX, , USA

World Fuel Services

WESTERN PETROLEUM COMPANY, 605 Highway 169 N, Plymouth, Hennepin, 55441, MN, , USA

Source: ECHA