Xylene mixed isomers

Violet 3, dimethyl benzenes

Xylene mixed isomers

Formula: C8H10 | CAS: 1330-20-7

Synonyms: Violet 3, dimethyl benzenes

Xylenes are an important constituent of gasoline and also used in the manufacture of various polyesters. They are a common constituent in oil based paints.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC8H10
CAS no.1330-20-7
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.49
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV0.54
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV0.59
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.211
Molecular Weight, g/mole106.0
Boiling point, °C138
SpecificationValue/Information
Upper Explosive Limit, %6.6
Density, g.cm⁻³0.86
Ionisation Energy, eV8.56
EH40 TWA, ppm50
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³220
EH40 STEL, ppm100
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³441