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Xylene Structure


Chemical Properties

Melting point -34 °C
Boiling point 137-140 °C (lit.)
Density  0.86 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor density  3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure  18 mm Hg ( 37.7 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.497(lit.)
Flash point 77 °F(lit.)
storage temp.  Flammables area
solubility  Chloroform (Soluble), Methanol (Slightly)
form  Liquid
color  APHA: ≤10
Odor char. sweet odor
explosive limit 7%
Water Solubility  <0.1 g/L (20 ºC)
Merck  14,10081
BRN  1901563
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 100 ppm; STEL 150 ppm
OSHA: TWA 100 ppm(435 mg/m3)
Dielectric constant 10.0(Ambient)
Stability Volatile
LogP 3.16 at 20℃
CAS DataBase Reference 1330-20-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 3 (Vol. 47, 71) 1999
EPA Substance Registry System Xylene (1330-20-7)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xn,F
Risk Statements  10-20/21-38-36/38-65-48/20
Safety Statements  25-36/37-62
RIDADR  UN 1307 3/PG 3
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  ZE2100000
Autoignition Temperature 867 °F
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29024400
Hazardous Substances Data 1330-20-7(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 oral in rat: 4300mg/kg


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