Xylene, o-

1,2-dimethylbenzene, 1,2-dimethylbenzene, ortho-xylene, o-xylol

How to detect Xylene, o-

Formula: C8H10 | CAS: 95-47-6

Synonyms: 1,2-dimethylbenzene, 1,2-dimethylbenzene, ortho-xylene, o-xylol

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

Specification Value/Information
Formula C8H10
CAS no. 95-47-6
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 0.52
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 0.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 0.6
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.227
Molecular Weight, g/mole 106.2
Melting point, °C '-25
Boiling point, °C 144
Flash point, °C 32.2
Upper Explosive Limit, % 6.6
Lower Explosive Limit, % 0.9
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.88
Specification Value/Information
Ionisation Energy, eV 8.56
EH40 TWA, ppm 50
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 220
EH40 STEL, ppm 100
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 441
NIOSH ST, ppm 150
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 100
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³ 655
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 435
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 900
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 100
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³ 435