Toluene

methylbenzene, toluol, phenylmethane, Methacide, Antisal 1a, CP 25

How to detect Toluene

Formula: C7H8 | CAS: 108-88-3

Synonyms: methylbenzene, toluol, phenylmethane, Methacide, Antisal 1a, CP 25

Toluene is the raw material for a range of other aromatic chemicals such as benzaldehyde, benzoic acid and dyes. It is a thinner for paints and lacquers, inks, perfumes, and dyes.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC7H8
CAS no.108-88-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.55
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV0.56
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV0.6
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.261
Molecular Weight, g/mole92.0
Melting point, °C-93
Boiling point, °C110.6
Flash point, °C4.4
Upper Explosive Limit, %7.1
Lower Explosive Limit, %1
SpecificationValue/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³0.865
Ionisation Energy, eV8.82
EH40 TWA, ppm50
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³191
EH40 STEL, ppm150
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³574
NIOSH ST, ppm150
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm100
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³560
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³375
NIOSH IDLH, ppm500
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm200

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