Alfa Aesar p-Xylene, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A105340F
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.
Miscible with alcohol, ether, acetone, benzene and chloroform. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|137° to 138°C|
|12° to 13°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: XYLENES
RTECSNumber : ZE2625000
TSCA : TSCA