Xylene (CAS 1330-20-7)

Xylene – is an aromatic hydrocarbon widely used in industry and medical technology as a solvent. It is a colorless, sweet-smelling liquid or gas occurring naturally in petroleum, coal and wood tar, and is so named because it is found in crude wood spirit (Gr. xy`lon- wood). It has a chemical formula of C6 H4 (CH 3)2 and is referred to as “dimethyl benzene” because it consists of a six-carbon ring to which two methyl groups are bound. It exists in three isomeric forms: ortho-, meta- and para-xylene.
Xylene is used as a solvent in the printing, rubber, paint and leather industries. It is found in small amounts in airplane fuel, gasoline and cigarette smoke. In dentistry, xylene is used in histological laboratories for tissue processing, staining and cover slipping and also in endodontic retreatment as a guttapercha solvent. Its high solvency factor allows maximum displacement of alcohol and renders the tissue transparent, enhancing paraffin infiltration. In staining procedures, its excellent dewaxing and clearing capabilities contribute to brilliantly stained slides.

CAS: 1330-20-7

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Product Description

Application and usage:
* Used as thinner for alkyd and epoxy paints, primers, laquers, inks, varnishes.
* Solvent for rubbers,gums,resins, laquer and paint coatings
* It is often included in the composition of universal multicomponent, or specific solvents..
* In concrete acrylyc sealer xylene is used as a carrier solvent.
*For removing stains from dried water-dispersion paints and adhesives on various surfaces, including tiles, laminates, plastics, pvc and others. surfaces.
* In production of polymer packaging materials.

0.5L metal bottle
5L plastic canister
10L plastic canister
20L metal bucket UN
25L plastic canister
200L barrel
640L IBC container
1000L IBC container

Physical properties:
Density and phase: 0.864 g/mL, liquid
Thermal properties
Melting Point: −47.4 °C
Boiling Point: 138.5 °C
Flash Point: 30 °C

CAS no.: 1330-20-7
EC / List no.: 215-535-7

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0,5 lit metal bottle, 5 lit plastic can, 10 lit plastic can, 20 L plastic bucket/canister, 25 lit plastic can, 200 L (without container cost), 500 L (without container cost), 1000 L (without container cost)