Organic Chemicals

Kureha is Japan's only producer of chlorobenzene

Only a few companies in the world produce chlorobenzene. Kureha, the only producer in Japan, sells chlorobenzene products domestically and abroad. Chlorobenzene is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, as well as in dyes and pigments. It is in strong demand as a raw material for insect repellents and PPS resins, and is found in wide range of fields, from daily necessities to commercial applications.

Information on Organic Chemicals

Common name
(trade name)
Chemical name Molecular
formula
Uses / characteristics
Monochlorobenzene Chlorobenzene C6H5Cl Raw material for intermediates for resins, dyes and pigments, pharmaceuticals and agrichemicals; solvent
para-Dichlorobenzene 1,4-dichlorobenzene C6H4Cl2 Pesticides and deodorants; raw material for PPS resin
Ortho-Dichlorobenzene 1,2-dichlorobenzene C6H4Cl2 Raw material for intermediates for resins, dyes and pigments, pharmaceuticals and agrichemicals; solvent; raw material for epidemic-prevention insecticide
Trichlorobenzene Trichlorobenzene mixture C6H3Cl3 Raw material for intermediates for resins, dyes and pigments, pharmaceuticals and agrichemicals; solvent

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