A colorless, transparent liquid with an aromatic odor. It is miscible with ethanol, ether, acetone and benzene, and insoluble in water.


More About o-Xylene:

Molecular formula: C8H10
Molecular weight: 106.17
CAS no.: 95-47-6
EINECS no. : 202-422-2



AppearanceColorless liquid
Melting point-26–23 °C(lit.)
Density0.879 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
Boiling point143-145 °C(lit.)


Use Of o-Xylene:

o-xylene is a raw material for the fungicide rust-proof amine, tetrachlorophene peptide and the herbicide bensulfuron-methyl, which is used to produce o-methylbenzoic acid as an intermediate. Mainly used as chemical raw materials and solvents. Can be used to produce phthalic anhydride, dyes, pesticides and drugs, such as vitamins. Can also be used as an aviation gasoline additive. Used as a solvent for phthalic anhydride and other organic synthetic raw materials. Used as a chromatographic reference material and solvent


Package Of o-Xylene:


Storage:The warehouse is ventilated and dried at low temperature; lightly loaded and unloaded, stored separately from oxidants and acids.