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95670 Sigma-Aldrich

m-Xylene

analytical standard

Synonym: 1,3-Dimethylbenzene

  • CAS Number 108-38-3

  • Linear Formula C6H4(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 106.17

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 605441

  •  EC Number 203-576-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00008536

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24890183

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alpha Sort, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Aromatics,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
InChI Key   IVSZLXZYQVIEFR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   982 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   7 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.497(lit.)
  n20/D 1.497
bp   138-139 °C(lit.)
mp   −48 °C(lit.)
density   0.868 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1307 - class 3 - PG 3 - Xylenes
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
ZE2275000
Flash Point(F) 
77 °F
Flash Point(C) 
25 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

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