Toluene is a colorless, water-insoluble hydrocarbon liquid with the smell associated with paint thinners. It is a mono-substituted benzene derivative, consisting of a CH3 group attached to a benzyl group. Toluene is widely used as an industrial feedstock and as a solvent

Parameter Unit Quantity Test Method
Specific gravity °C at 20°C/20°C .0865-0.875
IBP °C at 1.0 atm 109 min
FBP C at 1.0 atm 113 max
CAS number 108-88-3
IUPAC name 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane
Aromatics Purity wt % 99.70 min ASTM D-5441
Benzene wt % 0.003 max ASTM D-5441
Acid Wash Color wt % 2.00% max ASTM D-848
Total Sulphur mg/kg 1.0 max ASTM D-7183
Color Pt-co 20 max ASTM D-1209
Water mg/kg 1000 max ASTM E-1046