Toluene is an Aromatic chemical produced by Petroleum Refineries/ Petrochemical Plants.
Steel plants produce Toluene from the by-product recovery plant where aromatics are recovered from the coke oven gas. This is used for production of various Petrochemicals like paint,
explosives, urethane foam, phenol formaldehyde used for electrical switches etc.
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Toluene is used mainly in production of various downstream petrochemicals, pesticides, explosives (Tri-Nitro Toluene), Adhesives, Saccharins, etc. Besides Toluene finds a major end-use in paint industry as thinner. Toluene is also used as solvents in various chemical industries.
Toluene is sold ex Koyali Refinery on ex MI basis through customers� tank trucks