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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A colorless, low-viscosity [[solvent]] used for [[rubber, natural|rubber]] and [[synthetic resin|synthetic resins]]. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of [[dye|dyes]].
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A colorless, low-viscosity [[solvent]] used for [[Rubber (natural, vulcanized)|rubber]] and [[synthetic resin|synthetic resins]]. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of [[dye|dyes]].
  
 
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LINK: [http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcsneng/neng0016.html International Chemical Safety Card]
 
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 819
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 819

Revision as of 15:57, 4 August 2020

Description

A colorless, low-viscosity Solvent used for rubber and synthetic resins. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

monochlorotoluene; alpha-chlorotoluene; benzyl chloride; chlorophenylmethane; chloromethylbenzene

Chemical structure

Chlorotoluene.jpg


Other Properties

Miscible in ethanol, acetone, ether, benzene, carbon tetrachloride and heptane. Slightly soluble in water.

Composition CH3C6H4Cl
CAS 100-44-7
Melting Point -43
Density 1.0776
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 126.6
Boiling Point 179

Hazards and Safety

Highly toxic by inhalation. Strongly irritation. May be absorbed through the skin.

Combustible. Flash point = 67C Burning produces toxic fumes.

LINK: International Chemical Safety Card

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 819
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979

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