Terphenyl mixtures are used industrially as heat storage and transfer agents, as textile dye carriers, and as intermediates in the production of nonspreading lubricants. Contemporary use of o-Terphenyl is found in solar-heating systems. It is used as a plasticizer for polystyrene for thermoplastic recording.
Insoluble in water. Solubility in toluene is almost transparent. Sparingly soluble in lower alcohols and glycols; very soluble in common aromatic solvents.
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
|56° to 58°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : WZ6472000
TSCA : TSCA