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534056

Sigma-Aldrich

Xylenes

histological grade

Synonym(s):
Xylene mixture of isomers
Linear Formula:
C6H4(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.17
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

histological grade

vapor density

3.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

18 mmHg ( 37.7 °C)

assay

≥75.0% (xylenes isomers)

form

liquid

expl. lim.

7 %

impurities

≤0.05% (water)
≤25% ethylbenzene

evapn. residue

<0.002%

refractive index

n20/D 1.497 (lit.)

bp

137-140 °C (lit.)

mp

-34 °C

density

0.86 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

histology

SMILES string

Cc1ccc(C)cc1.Cc2cccc(C)c2.Cc3ccccc3C

InChI

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

InChI key

MVZVDAGWAAZJPE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

18, 20 L in steel drum
500 mL in glass bottle
4, 4×4 L in glass bottle
20 L in steel drum
500 mL in glass bottle
534056-4L , 4×4 L in glass bottle / 534056-4L-D in poly bottle

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 RE 2 - STOT RE 2 Inhalation - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

hearing organs, Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

77.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

25 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Electron ionization of o-xylene, m-xylene and p-xylene.
Jiao CQ and Adams SF.
Chemical Physics Letters, 573, 24-28 (2013)
Assessment of paraffin removal from prostate FFPE sections using transmission mode FTIR-FPA imaging.
Hughes C, et al.
Analytical Methods : Advancing Methods and Applications, 6(4), 1028-1035 (2014)
Fluoro-Jade B Staining for Neuronal Cell Death.
Laflamme N, et al.
Bio-protocol, 6(1) (2016)
Experimental and modeling study of the oxidation of xylenes.
Battin-Leclerc F, et al.
International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 38(4), 284-302 (2006)
A survey of household products for volatile organic compounds.
Sack TM, et al.
Atmos. Environ., Part A, 26(6), 1063-1070 (1992)

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