All the substances generated by one step and used for the succeeding step are considered intermediates.



Intermediates are chemical substances produced during the conversion of some reactant to a product. Most synthetic processes involve transformation of some readily available and often inexpensive substance to some desired product through a succession of steps.

All the substances generated by one step and used for the succeeding step are considered intermediates.


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PRODUCT NAME:     Toluene


PRODUCT CATEGORY:     Intermediates


DESCRIPTION:     Toluene is an C7 aromatic petroleum hydrocarbon. It is a colorless liquid with a strong hydrocarbon odor. Toluene occurs naturally in crude oil and in the tolu tree. It is also produced in the process of making gasoline and other fuels from crude oil


APPLICATIONS:     Toluene is used in making paints, paint thinners, fingernail polish, lacquers, adhesives, and rubber and in some printing and leather tanning processes.



Gravity, API at 60oF ASTMD-287
Relative Density, 15.56/15.56oC0.8690.873ASTMD-3505
Color ASTMD-156
Color, Pt-Co20ASTMD-1209
Refractive Index at 25oCASTMD-1218
Acid Wash Color2ASTMD-848
Kauri-Butanol ValueASTMD-1133
Mixed Aniline Point, oCASTMD-611
Sulfur CompoundsASTMD-853
Acidity ASTMD-847
Copper Corrosion1BASTMD-849
Benzene 0.03%ASTMD-2360
Maximum Distillation Range, oC1.0110.6ASTMD-850


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SHIPPING NAME:     Toluene


SHIPPING INFORMATION:     This material when transported via US commerce would be regulated by DOT regulations.


UN NUMBER:     UN1294


CAS NUMBER:     108-88-3


OTHER:     It is a volatile and extremely flammable liquid that may cause flash fires. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame.


WARRANTY & DISCLAIMER:     Seller warrants only that the product shall conform to the specifications set forth in the sales contract. The above information is believed to be accurate, but customer assumes all risk and responsibility for results from use or handling of this product. Except as stated above, The Plaza Group, Inc. makes no representations, guarantees, or warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warrant of merchantability or fitness of any product for its intended purpose. Products may be toxic and require special precautions in handling. For all products listed, user should obtain detailed information on toxicity, together with proper shipping, handling, and storage procedures, and comply with applicable safety and environmental standards, regulations, and laws


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