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106-42-3 - p-Xylene, 99% - 1,4-Dimethylbenzene - A10534 - Alfa Aesar

A10534 p-Xylene, 99%

CAS Number
106-42-3
Synonyms
1,4-Dimethylbenzene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 17.82
500ml 27.19
2500ml 95.79
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p-Xylene, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008556
EINECS
203-396-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H10
Formula Weight
106.17
Melting point
12-13°
Boiling Point
137-138°
Flash Point
27°(80°F)
Density
0.866
Refractive Index
1.4950
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether, acetone, benzene and chloroform. Immiscible with water.

Applications

p-Xylene is used as a precursor in the production of benzoic, isophthalic, tetraphillic acids and dimethyle esters, which are used in the manufacture of polyester. It acts as an intermediate in plastic and rubber products.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Wijaya, Y. P.; Suh, D. J.; Jae, J. Production of renewable p-xylene from 2, 5-dimethylfuran via Diels-Alder cycloaddition and dehydrative aromatization reactions over silica- alumina aerogel catalysts. Catal. Commun. 2015, 70, 3716-3722.

Ahn, J. H.; Kolvenbach, R.; Gutiérrez, O. Y.; Al-Khattaf, S. S.; Jentys, A.; Lercher, J. A. Tailoring p-xylene selectivity in toluene methylation on medium pore-size zeolites. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2015, 210, 52-59.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H312-H332-H315

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P362-P312-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,10081
Beilstein
1901563
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.43
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ZE2625000

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