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pro·pane

(prō'pān),
The 3-carbon member of the alkane series of hydrocarbons.
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pro·pane

(prō'pān)
One of the alkane series of hydrocarbons.
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propane

(prō′pān)
An inflammable odorless, colorless hydrocarbon, C3H8, that is present in natural gas.
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Trained personnel should use personal protective equipment (PPE) when exchanging propane cylinders--proper gloves, since contact with liquid propane can cause frostbite, and eye protection, like safety glasses.
Close the propane cylinder's service valve by turning it clockwise.
Inspecting a full propane cylinder after its removal from the facility's cage, typically installed by a propane provider, will help ensure good working use.
Smell: A distinct odor is added to propane during its manufacturing process.