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Isopropyltoluene, also known as 4-Isopropyltoluene or p-Cymene, is an industrial chemical used in the manufacture of paint, furniture, and other consumer goods.[1] It has also been found in sewage sludge.[2] It is a highly toxic chemical with very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.[3]

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  1. "p-Isopropyltoluene", Environmental Working Group, Accessed August 15, 2010.
  2. Todd, Brian, Richard, Ken, Dumping Sewage Sludge On Organic Farms Environmental Working Group website, April 29, 1998, Accessed August 15, 2010.
  3. 4-Isopropyltoluene

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