Toluene (C7H8) is a toxic, flammable colorless liquid with aromatic odor that is used in aviation and automotive fuels. Also used as a solvent, and to make other chemicals. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Toluene. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Flammable storage, DRUMLoc

Toluene Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 40°F. Vapor is heavier than air, may travel a distance to source of ignition and flash back.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizing agents.
  • Description: Toluene, formerly known as toluol, is a clear, water-insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinners.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Toluene Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C7H8 866.90 kg/m³ 231.°F (110.°C) Methylbenzene 92.14 g/mol Water _95°C, 178 K, -139°F

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