CAS #: 108-88-3

Chemical Formula: C₇H₈

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Catalogue Number108325
SynonymsToluene, Methylbenzene, Toluol
OverviewEMSURE® grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE® provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE® range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.
Product Information
CAS number108-88-3
EC index number601-021-00-3
EC number203-625-9
GradeACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur
Hill FormulaC₇H₈
Chemical formulaC₆H₅CH₃
Molar Mass92.14 g/mol
HS Code2902 30 00
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point110.6 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.87 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Explosion limit1.1 – 7.1 %(V)
Flash point4 °C
Ignition temperature535 °C
Melting Point-95 – -93 °C
Vapor pressure30.88 hPa (21.1 °C)
Viscosity kinematic0.7 mm2/s (20 °C)
Solubility0.52 g/l
Safety Information according to GHS
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Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H336: May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
H361d: Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P301 + P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Categories of dangerhighly flammable, irritant, harmful, toxic for reproduction
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1294 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1294 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1294 , 3, II
Purity (GC)≥ 99.9 %
Identity (IR)conforms
Color≤ 10 Hazen
Acidity≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Alkalinity≤ 0.0006 meq/g
Density (d 20 °C/20 °C)0.865 – 0.870
Boiling point109 – 111 °C
Chloride (Cl)≤ 0.5 ppm
Sulfate (SO₄)≤ 1 ppm
Thiophene≤ 0.0001 %
Sulfur compounds (as S)≤ 0.003 %
Benzene (GC)≤ 0.005 %
Readily carbonizable substancesconforms
Ag (Silver)≤ 0.000002 %
Al (Aluminium)≤ 0.00005 %
As (Arsenic)≤ 0.000002 %
Au (Gold)≤ 0.00001 %
B (Boron)≤ 0.000002 %
Ba (Barium)≤ 0.00001 %
Be (Beryllium)≤ 0.000002 %
Bi (Bismuth)≤ 0.00001 %
Ca (Calcium)≤ 0.00005 %
Cd (Cadmium)≤ 0.000005 %
Co (Cobalt)≤ 0.000002 %
Cr (Chromium)≤ 0.000002 %
Cu (Copper)≤ 0.000002 %
Fe (Iron)≤ 0.00001 %
Ga (Gallium)≤ 0.000002 %
In (Indium)≤ 0.000002 %
Li (Lithium)≤ 0.000002 %
Mg (Magnesium)≤ 0.00001 %
Mn (Manganese)≤ 0.000002 %
Mo (Molybdenum)≤ 0.000005 %
Ni (Nickel)≤ 0.000002 %
Pb (Lead)≤ 0.00001 %
Pt (Platinum)≤ 0.000002 %
Sb (Antimony)≤ 0.000002 %
Sn (Tin)≤ 0.00001 %
Ti (Titanium)≤ 0.000005 %
Tl (Thallium)≤ 0.000005 %
V (Vanadium)≤ 0.000005 %
Zn (Zinc)≤ 0.00001 %
Zr (Zirconium)≤ 0.000002 %
Evaporation residue≤ 0.0005 %
Water≤ 0.03 %
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