Benzyl chloride is an industrial intermediate chemical used in the production of a variety of materials.  The primary purpose of benzyl chloride is to add benzyl functionality to different molecules to change their chemical properties. This is used in the production of plasticizers, sanitizing agents, oil extraction materials, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, biocides, dyes & pigments, heat exchanging fluids, flavors & fragrances, Benzyl Alcohol and specialty chemicals.