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A10534 p-Xylene, 99%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10534-AE 100ml 19.40
A10534-AP 500ml 28.80
A10534-0F 2500ml 100.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H304-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P331-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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