Page 1 of msds mixed xylene material safety data sheet msds mix xylene 1. Xylenes safety data sheet according to federal register vol. The many uses of xylene include as a clearing agent in tissue microscopy, as a lubricant, a component of paints and thinners, pesticides and as a. Xylenes is used as a solvent in the manufacturing of chemicals, agricultural sprays. August 31, 2018 page 5 of 6 section 10 stability and reactivity reactivity no data available chemical stability stable under recommended storage conditions. Solventgrade mixed xylenesindia market status and trend. Feb 04, 2014 pdf version, 31 kb this fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions faqs about xylene. Nitrationgrade xylene meets astm d843 specifications. Industrial solvent, coatings ingredient, thinner component supplier. For more information, call the atsdr information center at 18002324636. The cas number of the mixed isomers is 30207, and the cas nos. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against use of the substancemixture. Global mixed xylene market analysis, size, share, growth. In periods of low spot liquidity, icis will base the assessment on bidsoffers andor buysell ideas heard during the entire week.
For the most part, studies cited in this assessment are conducted on mixed xylenes. Some physicochemical data for xylenes are shown in table 1. Industrialgrade xylene meets astm d364 specifications. Xylene can also cause headaches, dizziness, confusion, loss of muscle coordination, and in high doses, death. Nov 24, 2017 solvent grade xylene spot price price range at close of business friday e. Trace amounts of toluene and benzene may also be present as impurities. Like the individual isomers, the mixture is colorless, sweetsmelling, and highly flammable. This substance has been found in at least 658 of the 1,430 national priorities list sites identified by the environmental protection agency epa. Specification of xylene solvent grade, mixed xylenes. All xylene isomers are colorless and highly flammable. People who breathe high levels may have dizziness, confusion, and a change in their sense of balance. Exposure to xylene occurs in the workplace and when you use paint, gasoline, paint thinners and other products that contain it. Xylene, xylol, or dimethylbenzene is known to cause severe vasodilation and edematous changes of skin as signs of acute inflammation tang et al. Identification of the substancepreparation and companyundertaking material name.
Technical data sheet hitech xylene product name xylene product code t1404 asia pacific anz product category aromatics cas registry number 30207 description xylene is a narrow boiling range, medium evaporating solvent widely used in the paint and chemical industries sales specification property unit min max method. Levels of significant exposure to mixed xylene inhalation. May 2017 product overview mixed xylene is a mixture of 3 different forms isomers of xylenes metaxylene, orthoxylene, and paraxylene and ethylbenzene. High purity mixed xylenes are used as a solvent in chemical manufacture. The increased thickness of ear tissues is caused by these histopathological changes. The three isomerspara, ortho, and metaxylenerepresent the major uses of isolated mixed xylenes. Based on animal studies with mixed xylene isomers, it is probably a mild irritant. Transitions from s 1 s 0 states have been found to be within the range of 100cm1 and were reported to be arising due to the internal rotation of ring methyl groups. Ghs classification is based on the product cas number.
Mixed xylene is a clear colourless aromatic hydrocarbon liquid having sweet odour. It is a mixture of the three isomers ortho, meta and paraxylene, and in addition, a certain amount of. Xylene is common to many coating formulations, including general industrial enamels, 2 pack epoxies and polyurethanes. The level of exposure depends upon the dose, duration, and work being done. Mixed xylene market global industry analysis, size and. Nc11486, nc3, x1003 osha hazard classification is indicated by an x in the box adjacent to the hazard title. Bakowsky, in medicinal spices and vegetables from africa, 2017. Xylene solvent grade is similar to normal xylene, it.
Xylenes are released into the atmosphere as fugitive emissions from industrial sources, from auto exhaust. Most of the business reported in europe is for solvent xylenes and is linked to the. General description xylenes is the mixture of isomeric ortho, meta and paraforms of xylene. Mixed xylenes are used in the production of the individual isomers or ethylbenzene, as a solvent, in paints and coatings, or as a blend in gasoline fishbein, 1988. Mixed xylenes contains the isomers o, m, p xylene, and ethylbenzene. Mixed xylene is a mixture of 3 different forms isomers of xylenes metaxylene. It is a mixture of the three isomers ortho, meta and. A benzene coproduct usually extracted or distilled from reformate or created by toluene disproportionation.
Xylene is a group of benzenes homologues, more specifically, it is a mix of. Transitions from s1 s0 states have been found to be within the range of 100cm 1 and were reported to be arising due to the internal rotation of ring methyl groups. In this application, with a mixture of isomers, it is often referred to as xylenes or xylol. Safety data sheet ghs product identifier synonyms emergency telephone number with hours of operation section 1.
The uop parex process is an effective separation method for the recovery of paraxylene from mixed xylenes offering proven high product purity, high product recovery, high onstream efficiency, and extended adsorbent life. The aromatic reformate fractions consist mainly of benzene, toluene, mixed xylenes, xylenes representing the largest fraction. It is one in a series of public health statements about hazardous substances and their health effects. Along with other solvents, xylene is also used as a cleaning agent, a thinner for paint, and in. Citgo xylene is a lowboiling, aromatic solvent consisting primarily of c8 mixed isomers. Mixed xylenes are used in the production of the individual isomers or ethylbenzene, as a solvent, in paints and coatings, or as a blend in. Apr 06, 2020 mixed xylene is a clear colourless aromatic hydrocarbon liquid having sweet odour. It is used as a solvent and diluent in paints, enamels, lacquers and varnishes. Each of the mixed xylenes is a clear, colorless liquid at room temperature, however, pxylene forms crystals at a relatively high temperature. Mixed xylene market outlook, geographical segmentation. Xylene is a volatile organic hydrocarbon with a sicklysweet smell, and it exists as a colorless liquid and a gas.
Mixedxylene may be present in some consumer products such as coatings. Mixed xylenes vary in composition and include a variety of impurities with ethylbenzene being the largest. Citgo petroleum corporation 5th and new avenue lemont, il 60439 xylene code. The ability of charcoal tubes to collect mixed xylenes at low humidity was tested by sampling a test atmosphere containing 468 mgm 3, 218 mgm 3, 204 mgm 3, 166 mgm 3 mxylene, oxylene, pxylene, and ethylbenzene, respectively at 5% rh and 20 c with three samplers for four hours at 50 mlmin. Xylene c8h10 is a colorless, flammable liquid with a sweet odor. Keep cool p501 dispose of contentscontainer to comply with local, state and federal regulations. Xylene solvent grade description an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent that performs well in situations requiring a high level of solvency. During the same year, the total annual capacity for xylene manufacturing in the u. Xylenes dimethylbenzene, xylol are soluble in alcohol and ether, but insoluble in water. Belongs to the following reactive groups hydrocarbons, aromatic. Acute inhalational exposure to mixed xylene at 200 ppm for 35 minutes resulted in irritation of the nose and throat.
Xylenes is used as a solvent in the manufacturing of. It is also employed in printing inks and adhesives, and is a most important solvent for insecticides. Mixed xylene manufacturers, mix xylene suppliers and exporters. Xylene current prices petrochemicals prices database. Solvent grade xylene spot price price range at close of business friday e. Xylene reacts exothermically with sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and strong oxidizing agents handling chemicals safely 1980. Mixed xylene may be present in some consumer products such as coatings, cleaning agents, agrochemicals, fuel. Occurring naturally in petroleum, xylenes are produced primarily from catalytic reforming and coal carbonization, in the manufacture of coke fuel. Also, app lication of xylenes as solvent is found in printing as component of ink. This public health statement tells you about xylene and the effects of exposure to it. Hearing loss in rats caused by inhalation of mixed xylenes and styrene.
Safety data sheet freeman xylene solvent date of preparation. The ethylbenzene content of xylene is typically less than 20 % mm. The many uses of xylene include as a clearing agent in tissue microscopy, as a lubricant, a component of paints and thinners, pesticides and as a precursor for polyester, among others. Report summary solventgrade mixed xylenesindia market status and trend report 202023 offers a comprehensive analysis on solventgrade mixed xylenes industry, standing on the readers perspective, delivering detailed market data and penetrating insights. This active ingredient is used in an enduse product which is an aquatic herbicide. Reliable, high purity and efficient aromatics recovery to enhance profitability. Solvent xylene often contains a small percentage of ethylbenzene. Dimethyl benzene, xylenes mixed isomers chemical family. Xylene is a good solvent for fats, waxes, pitches and many natural and synthetic resins. Mixedxylene may be present in some consumer products such as coatings, cleaning agents, agrochemicals, fuel. Sampling and analytical methods xylenes o, m, pisomers. Consumption of pxylene accounted for 80% of 2014 global mixed xylenes demand.
Physical and chemical properties of mixed xylene, mxylene. This information is important because this substance may harm you. A shorter version, the toxfaqstm, is also available. Commercial or mixed xylene usually contains about 4065% mxylene and up to 20% each of oxylene and pxylene and ethylbenzene. Use carbon dioxide co2, powder, alcoholresistant foam to extinguish. Xylene is present is present in gasoline and is a component of some solvents.
Xylenes, acs safety data sheet according to federal register vol. Sds safety data sheet xylenes azer scientific inc 701 hemlock road morgantown pa 19543 610. The hazard fields include special hazard alerts air and water reactions, fire hazards, health hazards, a reactivity profile, and details about reactive groups assignments and potentially incompatible absorbents. The use of xylenes as a solvent, in paints and coatings, and in gasoline is widespread.
Hazards identification flammable liquids category 3. Mixed xylenes are colorless liquids that are practically insoluble in water and have a sweet odor. Exposure to xylene can irritate the eyes, nose, skin, and throat. This public health statement is the summary chapter from the toxicological profile for xylene.721 322 952 890 1348 1512 58 88 1452 1445 854 1492 1047 622 198 746 439 981 318 1166 1110 182 713 1219 1151 190 147 126 1174 35 1304 221 1093 953 849 1046 1308 1365 390 864 305 363 563 1410 1418 1242 1429 860 1453