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L04493 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene, 97+%

CAS Number
95-93-2
Synonyms
Durene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L04493-22 100g 24.10
L04493-36 500g 62.20
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1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00008528
EINECS
202-465-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H14
Formula Weight
134.22
Melting point
77-80°
Boiling Point
191-193°
Flash Point
73°(163°F)
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, and acetone. Insoluble in water.

Applications

1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene is the precursor to pyromellitic dianhydride, which is used for manufacturing curing agents, adhesives, coating materials. It is used in the manufacture of some raw materials for engineering plastics (polyimides) and cross-linking agent for alkyd resins.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

T. Matsuda.; M. Asanuma.; E. Kikuchi. Effect of high-temperature treatment on the activity of montmorillonite pillared by alumina in the conversion of 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene. Applied Catalysis. 1988, 38 (2), 289-299.

Sadamu Takeda.; Hideaki Chihara. Methyl rotation in 1,2,4,5-tetramethylbenzene and tetramethylpyrazine in the solid state. Tunneling spectra by proton NMR. Journal of Magnetic Resonance (1969). 1983, 54 (2), 285-299.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228

Flammable solid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P280-P370+P378q

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam

Other References

Merck
14,3468
Beilstein
1903393
Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DC0500000

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