Toluene, also known as toluol, is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, water-insoluble liquid with the smell associated with paint thinners. It is a mono-substituted benzene derivative, consisting of a methyl group (CH₃) attached to a phenyl group.
Toluol, Anisen, Phenylethane
USES IN INDUSTRY
Pharma, Paint, thinner, Adhesive, Packing, Rubber
Benzene reacts with methyl chloride in presence of aluminum chloride prepare toluene