Aromatic Compounds

Product Name: Aromatic Compounds
Generic Name: Benzene, Toluene, and Xylene (BTX)
Chemical Formula / Diagram:
Product Overview: Using Lummus hydrogenation technology, and a distillation process developed by ARCO, together with UOP's aromatic extraction process, Tosoh's aromatics plant has become a significant producer of benzene, xylene, and toluene. From these aromatic compounds (BTX) derive a wide variety of products, ranging from cosmetics, flavors and fragrances, to many types of household products.
Applications: Benzene is used to produce cumene and styrene monomer. Derivatives of BTX include a wide variety of chemical products used within cosmetics, toiletries, flavors and fragrances, and other household goods.