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m-Xylene

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Product Description

PRODUCT

m-Xylene

CAS #

108-38-3

SYNONYM

[srp]m-methyltoluene; m-Methyltoluene; meta-Xylene; 3-methyltoluene; 1,3-dimethyl-benzen; UN 1307; 1,3-dimethylbenzene (m-xylene); MX 1,3-Xylene; Benzene,1,3-dimethyl-; m-Dimethylbenzene; Benzene, 1,3-dimethyl-; 3-xylene; m-Xylene; NSC 61769; m-Xylol; 2,4-Xylene; 1,3-Xylene; ai3-08916; 1,3-Dimethylbenzene

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FORMULA

C8H10

HAZARD

3 Flammable Liquids

Typical Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

106.17

EINECS

203-576-3

INCHI

1S/C8H10/c1-7-4-3-5-8(2)6-7/h3-6H,1-2H3

INCHIKEY

IVSZLXZYQVIEFR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

HENRY'S LAW CONSTANT

0.00718 atm-m3/mole

LOG P (OCTANOL-WATER)

3.2

VAPOR PRESSURE

8.29 mm Hg

ATMOSPHERIC OH RATE CONSTANT

2.36E-11 cm3/molecule-sec

BOILING POINT

139.1 ° C

MELTING POINT

-4.78E+01 ° C

WATER SOLUBILITY

161 mg/L

WATER SOLUBILITY

Miscible with organic solvents. Immiscible with water.

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

0-6°C

BOILING POINT

139 °C

MERCK

14,10081

VAPOR PRESSURE

16 mm Hg ( 37.7 °C)

SOLUBILITY

Miscible with many organic solvents, including alcohol and ether

FLASH POINT

77 °F

BRN NUMBER

605441

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.497

VAPOR DENSITY

3.7

DENSITY

0.868 g/mL at 25 °C

MELTING POINT

-48 °C

NOTES

m-Xylene uses and applications include: chemical intermediate in manufacturing of isophthalic acid for polyester resins, manufacturing of alkyd resins; chemical intermediate for dyes, insecticides, organic synthesis; as solvent; in aviation fuel
Suggested storage of m-Xylene: Store in cool well-ventilated area out of direct sunlight, away from heatignition sources, away from corrosives

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