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8.08691

Sigma-Aldrich

p-Xylene

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
1,4-Dimethylbenzene, p-Xylene
Linear Formula:
C6H4-1,4-(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.17
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
203-396-5

Quality Level

vapor pressure

8.7 hPa ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

540 °C

potency

3910 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

expl. lim.

1.1-7 % (v/v)

bp

138.4 °C/1013 hPa

mp

13.3 °C

transition temp

flash point 24 °C

solubility

0.2 g/L

density

0.86 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

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

InChI key

URLKBWYHVLBVBO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Analysis Note

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.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

80.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

27 °C - closed cup

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