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m-Xylene

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
1,3-Dimethylbenzene
Linear Formula:
C6H4(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.17
Beilstein:
605441
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

16 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

982 °F

expl. lim.

7 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.497 (lit.)

bp

138-139 °C (lit.)

mp

−48 °C (lit.)

density

0.868 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cc1cccc(C)c1

InChI

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

InChI key

IVSZLXZYQVIEFR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

m-Xylene is an isomeric form of xylene. Experimental values of density (ρ) and speed of sound (u) of its binary mixtures with diethyl carbonate (DEC) have been evaluated over the temperature range of 298.15-323.15K and at 0.1MPa atmospheric pressure.†

Application

m-Xylene may be used in the synthesis of isophthalic acid and phthalaldehyde.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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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