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Butane gas is a hydrocarbon and belongs to the alkane series which are all saturated with hydrogen and have no double or triple bonds. The chemical formula for butane is C4H10

The complete structural formula of butane is shown below.

butane

Butane is used for in portable burners and in cigarette lighters.