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When destined for food products, the oil is processed without the use of harsh solvents such as hexane, the company said.
The researchers pulverized the hair into a fine powder, dissolved the powder in a strong base, and then extracted all of the volatile chemicals from it with a solvent called hexane.
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Origin and Etymology of hexane
First Known Use: 1877See Words from the same year
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