Africa, Middle East, Western Europe, South America, Asia
Most important use is as a chemical intermediate in the production of Adipic Acid and in the manufacture of Caprolactam.
It is also used as solvent and thinners for lacquers, especially those containing nitrocellulose or vinyl chloride polymer and copolymer resins including polyvinyl chloride and methacrylate ester polymers.
It is excellent solvent for DDT and organic phosphorus insecticides and pesticides.
It is used as a sludge solvent in oil for piston type aircraft lubrication.