Benzyl chloride, orα-chlorotoluene, is an organic compound with the formula C6H5CH2Cl. This colourless liquid is a reactiveorganochlorine compound that is a widely used chemical building block.
①Benzyl chloride is used as a chemical intermediate in the manufacture of certain dyes and pharmaceutical, perfume and flavor products. It is also used as a photographic developer.
②Benzyl chloride can be used in the manufacture of synthetic tannins and as a gum inhibitor in petrol.
③Widely used in Adhesives and sealant chemicals;
④Corrosion inhibitors and anti-scaling agents;
⑤Fuels and fuel additives;Intermediates;
⑥Lubricants and lubricant additives;
⑨Plating agents and surface treating agents;
⑩Processing aids, specific to petroleum production;Surface active agents