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Naphtha is a flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture. It is generally a fraction of crude oil, but it can also be produced from natural-gas condensates, petroleum distillates, and the fractional distillation of coal tar and peat.


Key characteristics of naphtha:

Volatile: It evaporates easily at room temperature.
Flammable: It can easily catch fire.
Hydrocarbon mixture: It is made up of various hydrocarbons, which are compounds containing only hydrogen and carbon.

Uses of naphtha:

Solvent: It is used in various industries as a solvent for dissolving other substances.
Diluent: It is used to thin out other liquids, such as paints and varnishes.
Fuel: In some regions, it is used as a fuel for stoves and lamps.
Feedstock: It is used as a raw material in the petrochemical industry to produce plastics, synthetic rubber, and other products.
Cleaning agent: It is a component in some cleaning fluids and degreasers.

Safety concerns:

Flammability: Due to its high volatility and flammability, naphtha should be handled with care and stored in well-ventilated areas away from heat sources.
Toxicity: Prolonged exposure to naphtha fumes can cause health problems, such as respiratory irritation, headaches, and dizziness. Skin contact may also cause irritation.

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