Orthodichlorobenzene

CAS:  95-50-1

Synonyms:    o-Dichlorobenzene; 1,2-dichlorobenzene; dichlorobenzene, ortho; O-DCB

Uses:    manufacture of 3,4-dichloroaniline; solvent for a side range of organic materials and for oxides of nonferrous metals; solvent carrier in production of toluene diisocyanate; dye manufacture; fumigant and insecticide; degreasing hides and wool; metal polishes; industrial odor control; heat transfer

Hazard:    Chronic inhalation of mist or vapors may result in damage to lungs, liver, and kidneys.  Acute vapor exposure can cause symptoms ranging from coughing to central nervous system depression and transient anesthesia.  Irritating to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes.  May cause dermatitis.