Formely, known as Toluol, is a colorless, water – insoluble liquid with the smell associated with paint Thinners. It is a Mono- Substituted benzene derivative. Toluene is widely used as an industrial Feedstock and as a solvent.



Toluene is an important organic solvent.Toluene is used as a solvent for carbon nano-materials, including nanotubes and fullereness, and it can also be used as a fullerene indicator.Toluene can be used to break open RED BLOOD CELLS in order to extract Hemoglobin in biochemistry experiments.Toluene had also been used in the process of removing the cocaine from coca leaves in the production of coca cola syrup.