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296333 Sigma-Aldrich

p-Xylene

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym: 1,4-Dimethylbenzene

  • CAS Number 106-42-3

  • Linear Formula C6H4(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 106.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1901563

  •  EC Number 203-396-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00008556

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648391

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   anhydrous
vapor density   3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   9 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   984 °F
expl. lim.   7 %
impurities   <0.002% water
  <0.005% water (100 mL pkg)
evapn. residue   <0.0003%
refractive index   n20/D 1.495 (lit.)
bp   138 °C (lit.)
mp   12-13 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 0.2 g/L
density   0.861 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   Cc1ccc(C)cc1
InChI   1S/C8H10/c1-7-3-5-8(2)6-4-7/h3-6H,1-2H3
InChI key   URLKBWYHVLBVBO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

p-Xylene is an isomer xylene mainly used in the polyester industry as a raw material for synthesizing 5,6-terephthalic acid.

Application

p-Xylene may be used in the synthesis of ethyl 2,5-dimethylphenylhydroxymalonate by reacting with ethyl oxomalonate in the presence of anhydrous stannic chloride.

Packaging

1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1307 - class 3 - PG 3 - Xylenes
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
ZE2625000
Flash Point(F) 
80.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
27 °C - closed cup

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