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  • Product Name: Xylene
  • Other Names: DMB, Dimethylbenzene
  • Cas No.: 1330-20-7
  • Purity: 74%-77%
  • MF: C8H10
  • Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is a type of aromatic hydrocarbon compound that is used primarily as a solvent in various industrial processes
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

Xylene is an organic compound with the formula C8H10 that is a colorless transparent liquid at room temperature. It is produced when two hydrogen atoms in the benzene ring are replaced by methyl groups. Xylene has a lower boiling point and ignition point, and is highly volatile. Due to its good solubility and volatility, it is widely used in industry and daily life.

Product Parameter

Synonyms Dimethylbenzene, Xylol
Chemical Formula C8H10 CAS Number 1330-20-7
Molar mass 106.16 g/mol
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid
Odor The distinctive smell of aromatic hydrocarbons
Density 0.864 g/mL
Melting point −47.4 °C (−53.3 °F; 226 K)
Boiling point 138.5 °C (281.3 °F; 412 K)
Flash point 30 °C (86 °F)
Solubility Soluble in non-polar solvents such as aromatic hydrocarbons
Solubility in water Practically insoluble



1. Solvent: xylene is a commonly used organic solvent, used to dissolve and dilute various resins, paints, adhesives, etc. It has a high solubility and volatility and can be used to dissolve coatings, clean industrial equipment and remove surface stains.

2. Chemical synthesis: DMB plays an important role in organic synthesis as a catalyst or solvent. It is a common intermediate in many organic synthesis reactions and can be used to synthesize drugs, dyes, fragrances, plastics, synthetic fibers and other chemicals.

3. Fuel additives: Because chemical xylene has a high octane number, it can improve the anti-knock performance of gasoline and is widely used as a fuel additive. Adding proper amount of xylene can improve the combustion efficiency and power performance of gasoline.

4. Medicine and medical treatment: xylene has certain applications in the field of medicine. It can be used as a raw material for drug synthesis and as a solvent in drug separation and purification processes. Xylene is also used to clean and disinfect medical equipment and instruments.

5. Other applications: xylene also has some special applications. For example, it can be used as a solvent for paints, glues and plastics to increase their adhesion and durability. In addition, xylene can also be used as a stabilizer for petroleum and coal bitumen to reduce thermal cracking and oxidation reactions.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Chemical Manufacturing,Paints and Coatings Industry,Petroleum and Refining Industry,Rubber and Tire Industry,Textile Industry,Pharmaceutical Industry,Woodworking and Furniture Industry