LOINC
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LP16840-8TolueneActive

Descriptions

LP16840-8   Toluene
Toluene, also known as methylbenzene or phenylmethane is a clear, water -insoluble liquid with the typical smell of paint thinners, redolent of the sweet smell of the related compound benzene. It is an aromatic hydrocarbon that is widely used as an industrial feedstock and as a solvent. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Toluene (Wikipedia)

LP16840-8   Toluene
A widely used industrial solvent. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP16840-8   Toluene
Toluene is an aromatic hydrocarbon, occurring naturally in crude oil and in the tolu tree. It is produced during the process of making gasoline and other fuels from crude oil, in making coal from coal,and as a by-product in the manufacture of styrene. It is a solvent in paints, lacquers, thinners, glues, correction fluid and nail polish remover, and is used in the printing and leather tanning process. (Drug class: Volatile solvent, CNS depressant). There is no approved medical use of toluene. It is frequently abused for its intoxicating effects. Source: Regenstrief Institute

Basic Part Properties

Name
Toluene
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Toluene

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
甲苯
Synonyms: 甲基苯
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
tolueen
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Tolueen
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Toluène
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Toluène
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Toluene
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Толуол
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Tolueno
Synonyms: Metilbenceno
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Toluen