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Product Code : 48
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Description :

Toluene is a colorless, flammable, non-corrosive liquid with a benzene-like odor. It is insoluble in water and soluble in acetone, absolute alcohol, ether, chloroform, benzene, petroleum ether, glacial acetic acid, and carbon disulfide

Identification :

Synonyms : methylbenzene, phenylmethane

CAS No. : 108-88-3

Chemical Formula : C7H8

Physical Properties of Toluene

Molecular Weight


Boiling Point

110.7 oC

Melting Point

-95 oC

Flash Point

40 oF (closed cup)

Vapor Density

3.2 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure

36.7 mm Hg at 30 oC

Density/Specific Gravity

0.866 at 20/4 oC (water = 1)

Log Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient


Conversion Factor

1 ppm = 3.77 mg/m3

Applications :

Toluene is used in aviation gasoline and high-octane blending stock, and as a solvent for paints, coatings, gums and resins. Other sources include tobacco smoke, petroleum and coal production, use as a chemical intermediate, and for styrene production.