What compounds are hydrophobic?

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May 26, 2015

Examples of hydrophobic molecules include the alkanes(any of the series of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane, propane, and higher members.), oils, fats, and greasy substances in general. Hydrophobic materials are used for oil removal from water, the management of oil spills, and chemical separation processes to remove non-polar substances from polar compounds.