Evaporation rate: 6.1 Boiling point: 111 °C Flash point: 6 °C Ignition point: 535 °C Flammable limits
1.2 % by vol.
upper: 7.1 % by vol. Hazard designation: F, Xn Risk phrases: R 11, Highly flammable R 20, Harmful by inhalation Maximum exposure limits
Finland: 100 ppm EC experts' proposal: 20 ppm
The reduction has been proposed because of damaging effects on the brain and the nervous system. Toluene has been officially cleared recently from the suspicion of being carcinogenic.