Xylenes Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Xylenes Properties

Xylenes

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Description

 

Xylenes are clear, flammable liquids with a sweet odor that are found in paints, inks, adhesives and pesticides.It encompasses ortho-, meta-, and para- isomers of dimethyl benzene.Xylenes used as a cleaner or degreaser of metals.It also used in printing, rubber, leather, chemical, plastics, and synthetic fibers.

Chemical Properties

IUPAC Name 1,2-Xylene; 1,3-Xylene; 1,4-Xylene
Molar Mass 318.4 g/mol
Molecular Formula C24H30
Synonyms Mixed Xylenes