- Basic Petrochemicals Dept.
Toluene is an aromatic hydrocarbon extracted from gasoline. It is used as a solvent.
CAS No 108-88-3
Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No. 3-2, 3-60
Toluene is an aromatic hydrocarbon extracted from gasoline. It is used as a solvent. It is also used as a raw material for many chemicals such as toluene isocyanate and phenol.
|Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No||3-2, 3-60|
|Appearance||Clear, colorless liquid|
|Autoignition Temperature （℃）||116～480|
Toluene is used as a solvent, a raw material for plastics, and for increasing gasoline octane number.