Alternative Names: Toluol, Methylbenzene
CAS Number: 108-88-3 EC Number: 203-625-9
Toluene is an organic chemical compound with the formula C7H8. It is a colourless, water-insoluble liquid with a distinctive smell. Toluene has a wide range of applications. It is commonly used as a solvent, fuel, and as a precursor to numerous chemicals.
Toluene is an excellent solvent used in the manufacture of a wide range of materials including paints, coatings, rubber, and adhesives. It is also used in the manufacturing of many products such as gasoline, lubricating oils, and synthetic fibres. Toluene is a widely used solvent thanks to its availability and efficacy as a solvent. It is able to dissolve many organic compounds such as rubbers, grease & oils. It is used for a wide range of applications, including the production of printing inks, varnishes, and lacquers.