Toluene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Toluene Properties

Toluene

Toluene Structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Toluene-Molecule Struture
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Description

 

Toluene formerly known as toluol, is a clear, water-insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinners.It is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is widely used as an industrial feedstock and as a solvent. Like other solvents, toluene is sometimes also used as an inhalant drug for its intoxicating properties,however, this can potentially cause severe neurological harm.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless liquid
Boiling Point 110.6 °C
CAS Number 108-88-3
ChEBI 17578
Chemical Composition Sodium Hydroxide;Sulfuric Acid ;Benzene;Carbomer 940;Diethylene Glycol;Petroleum Ether;Coal Tar;Platinum;Coke (Coal) ;Motor Benzol;Light Benzol;Heavy Benzol;Coumarone Resin;Petroleum Toluene
Density 0.86 g/mL
Dipole Moment 0.36 D
EINECS Number 203-625-9
HS Code 29023000
IUPAC Name Methylbenzene
Melting Point −93 °C
Molar Mass 92.14 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H8
NFPA 704 H-2,F-3,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number XS5250000
Related Compounds Methylcyclohexane
Solubility 0.47 g/l
Synonyms Toluene(8CI); 1-Methylbenzene; Antisal 1a; CP 25; CP 25 (solvent); Methacide;Methylbenzene; Methylbenzol;Phenylmethane; Toluol
Viscosity 0.59 cPs
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