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.
Safety and Handling
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DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : WZ6472000
TSCA : TSCA