It is relatively safe, and can be used to dissolve many organic compounds which are insoluble in water. It may be used for extraction and solvent applications. Main uses include chemical 1000 litre intermediates, resins, dyes, detergents, insecticides, fungicides, printing inks, surface coatings, fragrances and toiletry preparations. Widely used diluted as an antiseptic and for its sterilising properties in the healthcare industries. Available in 5L.