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(CH3)2C6H4 [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C6H4(CH3)2
formula, see observation
C8H10
formula, see observation
(CH3)2C6H4
formula, see observation
DEF

Any of three toxic flammable oily isomeric aromatic hydrocarbons C6H4(CH3)2 that are dimethyl homologues of benzene and are obtained from wood tar or commercially in mixtures of the three with ethylbenzene from light oils from coal tar or coke-oven gas or from petroleum distillates by processes for producing toluene.

OBS

Use: Aviation gasoline; protective coatings; solvent for alkyd resins, lacquers, enamels, rubber cements; synthesis of organic chemicals.

OBS

Chemical formula: C6H4(CH3)2 or C8H10 or (CH3)2C6H4

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C6H4(CH3)2
formula, see observation
C8H10
formula, see observation
(CH3)2C6H4
formula, see observation
DEF

Mélange des trois isomètres, méta, ortho- et para-, de formule C6H4- (CH3)2, contenus dans le goudron, utilisé comme solvant du caoutchouc, dans la fabrication des laques et, en microscopie, comme solvant, sous le nom commercial de xylol.

OBS

Xylol : L'appellation "xylol" est réservée à des produits dont la distillation ne commence pas avant 120 ° et dont 90% au moins distillent avant 145 °.

OBS

Formule chimique : C6H4(CH3)2 ou C8H10 ou (CH3)2C6H4

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
Entrada(s) universal(es)
C6H4(CH3)2
formula, see observation
C8H10
formula, see observation
(CH3)2C6H4
formula, see observation
DEF

Mezcla de los tres isómeros orto-, meta- y para-xileno. Líquido soluble en alcohol y éter; insoluble en agua. Inflamable. Tóxico por ingestión e inhalación.

OBS

Fórmula química: C6H4(CH3)2 o C8H10 o (CH3)2C6H4

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