p-Tolualdehyde is used as an intermediate for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, dyes perfumes and agrochemicals. It is also used as a fixative of flavorings. It is also used as an important organic intermediates, used for spices, triphenylmethane dye synthesis, etc.
It is slightly soluble in water.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store under inert gas. Incompatible to Strong bases, Strong oxidizing agents, Strong reducing agents
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : CU7034500
TSCA : TSCA