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meta-xylene
benzene, 1,3-dimethyl-

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CAS Number: 108-38-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-576-3
FDA UNII:O9XS864HTE
Nikkaji Web:J2.421J
Beilstein Number:605441
MDL:MFCD00008536
XlogP3:3.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:106.16770000
Formula:C8 H10
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:natural substances and extractives
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.86400 to 0.86700 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.198 to 7.223
Refractive Index:1.49500 to 1.49800 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -54.00 to -53.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 138.00 to 140.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 62.00 to 63.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:7.613000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 77.00 °F. TCC ( 25.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.200
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 161 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:plastic
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
m-Xylene
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
m-Xylene
Sigma-Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
m-Xylene puriss. p.a., ≥99.0% (GC)
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
m-Xylene >99.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 5000 mg/kg
Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 22, Pg. 883, 1980.

intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 2003 ul/kg
Archives of Toxicology. Vol. 58, Pg. 106, 1985.

intraperitoneal-mammal (species unspecified) LDLo 2000 mg/kg
Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. Vol. 46, Pg. 95, 1938.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 14100 ul/kg
Archives of Toxicology. Vol. 58, Pg. 106, 1985.

subcutaneous-mammal (species unspecified) LDLo 5000 mg/kg
Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. Vol. 46, Pg. 95, 1938.

skin-rabbit LD50 14100 uL/kg
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 23, Pg. 95, 1962.

Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-man TCLo 424 mg/m3/6H/6
BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)
Toxicology Letters. Vol. 1000(Sp

inhalation-man TCLo 870 mg/m3/4H-I
BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA BEHAVIORAL: IRRITABILITY
Archives of Toxicology, Supplement. Vol. 7, Pg. 412, 1984.

inhalation-mouse LCLo 2010 ppm/24H
Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. Vol. 46, Pg. 95, 1938.

inhalation-rat LCLo 8000 ppm/4H
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 23, Pg. 95, 1962.

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for meta-xylene usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Recommendation for meta-xylene flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
NIOSH International Chemical Safety Cards:search
NIOSH Pocket Guide:search
NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank:Search
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA GENetic TOXicology:Search
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
NLM Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):108-38-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :7929
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1307
WGK Germany:2
1,3-xylene
Chemidplus:0000108383
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:108-38-3
 
References:
 1,3-xylene
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:108-38-3
Pubchem (cid):7929
Pubchem (sid):134970511
Flavornet:108-38-3
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
CHEBI:View
CHEMBL:View
Metabolomics Database:Search
UM BBD:Search
KEGG (GenomeNet):C07208
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB59810
FooDB:FDB005816
Export Tariff Code:2902.42.0000
Haz-Map:View
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
Wikipedia:View
RSC Learn Chemistry:View
Formulations/Preparations:
•grade: 95% (technical); 99%, 99.9% (research) •present in high octane gasoline at 12.03 wt%
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
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Synonyms:
 benzene, 1,3-dimethyl-
 benzene, m-dimethyl-
1,3-dimethylbenzene
m-dimethylbenzene
meta-dimethylbenzene
1,3-dimethylbenzol
m-methyltoluene
 santosol 150
1,3-xylene
m-xylene
m-xylene [UN1307] [Flammable liquid]
 xylene, m-
m-xylol
meta-xylol
 

Articles:

PubMed:Kinetic and thermodynamic studies of toluene, ethylbenzene, and m-xylene adsorption from aqueous solutions onto KOH-activated multiwalled carbon nanotubes.
PubMed:Authentication of fattening diet of Iberian pigs according to their volatile compounds profile from raw subcutaneous fat.
PubMed:Substrate specificity and structural characteristics of the novel Rieske nonheme iron aromatic ring-hydroxylating oxygenases NidAB and NidA3B3 from Mycobacterium vanbaalenii PYR-1.
PubMed:Effects of the number of fatty acid residues on the phase behaviors of decaglycerol fatty acid esters.
PubMed:Two approaches to biological decontamination of groundwater and soil polluted by aromatics-characterization of microbial populations.
PubMed:Streptomycin-resistant (rpsL) or rifampicin-resistant (rpoB) mutation in Pseudomonas putida KH146-2 confers enhanced tolerance to organic chemicals.
PubMed:Physiological and genetic comparison of two aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading Sphingomonas strains.
PubMed:Analysis of annatto (Bixa orellana) food coloring formulations. 2. Determination of aromatic hydrocarbon thermal degradation products by gas chromatography.
 
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