Nitrobenzene is a yellowish, oily, aromatic nitro-compound with an almond-like odor that emits toxicfumes of nitrogen oxides upon combustion. Nitrobenzene is primarily used in the manufacture of aniline, but is also used in the manufacture of lubricating oils, dyes, drugs, pesticides, and synthetic
- Nitrobenzene appears as a pale yellow to dark brown liquid.
- Flash point 190 °F.
- Very slightly soluble in water.
the manufacture of:
- lubricating oils
- synthetic rubber.