A flammable synthetic liquid used as a dye carrier, as fluid in transformers, as a herbicide, synthetic transformer oil, degreaser, lubricant, and solvent. It can contaminate drinking water as a discharge from handling and disposing chemical in textile finishing factories and other industrial factories. There is not much evidence of health effects on humans, but this chemical has been linked to changes in adrenal glands, and damage to liver and kidneys after prolonged exposure.

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