1. the main intermediate for the manufacturing of nylon, caprolactam and adipic acid.
2. Excellent solvent for paint oil, for organic phosphorus pesticides and many similar pesticides; dyes, piston-type aviation lubricants, grease, wax and rubber.
3. A leveling agent for dyeing and matting silk,
4. Degreasing agent for polishing metal,
5. A high boiling point solvent for nail polish and other cosmetics.