8.08691 EMD Millipore


p-Xylene for synthesis. CAS 106-42-3, EC Number 203-396-5, chemical formula C₆H₄-1,4-(CH₃)₂., for synthesis

Synonym: 1,4-Dimethylbenzene

  • CAS Number 106-42-3

  • Linear Formula C₈H₁₀

  • Molecular Weight 106.17 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-396-5



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packaging   1 l in Glass bottle (8086911000)
  160 kg in Steel barrel (8086919160)
bp   138.4 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.1 - 7 %(V)
vapor pressure   8.7 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   0.2 g/l
density   0.86 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   24 °C
autoignition temp.   540 °C
mp   13.3 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 3910 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.860 - 0.862
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2902 43 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H312 + H332: Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled
H315: Causes skin irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 water endangering
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1307 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1307 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1307 , 3, III
Categories of danger 
flammable, harmful, irritant
R Phrase 
R 10-20/21-38
Flammable.Harmful by inhalation and in contact with skin.Irritating to skin.
S Phrase 
S 25
Avoid contact with eyes.
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