Xylene, all isomersC8H10

Hazard identification number:30
Warning sign
  • 30
  • 1307
Hazard signs
Occupational exposure limit
  • STEL (ppm) 100
  • STEL (mg/m3) 441
  • TWA (ppm) 50
  • TWA (mg/m3) 220
  • H: 226
    Flammable liquid and vapour
  • H: 304
    May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
  • H: 312 + 332
    Harmful in contact with skin.
    Harmful if inhaled.
  • H: 315
    Causes skin irritation
  • H: 319
    Causes serious eye irritation
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 373
    May cause damage to organs (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively
    proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)
Melting point:< -25 °C
Boiling Point:137 °C - 140 °C
Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):0,86 g/cm3
Flash Point:25 °C
Ignition Temperature:465 °C
Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):8 hPa
Lower Explosive Limit:0,7 Vol.-%
Upper Explosive Limit:8,1 Vol.-%
Important to know:
Substance included in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP).
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Diamond-Red3Flammability: Flammable with normal temperature 
Diamond-Yellow0Instability: No danger for normal conditions 
Diamond-Blue2Health: Dangerous 
Also known as:
  • 1,2-Dimethylbenzene
  • 1,3-Dimethylbenzene
  • 1,4-Dimethylbenzene
  • BTX
  • m-Xylene
  • o-Xylene
  • p-Xylene
  • Xylenes

Suitable products for Xylene, all isomers C8H10

Whether portable gas detectors, gas detection tubes or personal protective equipment - Dräger offers a comprehensive portfolio to protect you when handling hazardous substances.

Portable Gas Detectors and Sensors

Multi-gas detector

Dräger X-am® 8000

  • Multi-gas detector
  • ​1- to 7 gas detection device
  • for clearance measurement
  • detection of toxic and combustible gases as well as vapours and oxygen
Multigas detector

Dräger X-pid® 9500

  • Multigas detector
  • ​Selective VOC gas detection
  • For frequent testing of toxic & carcinogenic substances
  • Laboratory quality results in very low concentrations
  • Benzene measurement starting from 50 ...
PID sensor

PID sensors

  • PID sensor
  • ​detection of volatile organic compounds in low concentrations
  • compatible with: X-am 7000 and X-am 8000 – selective benzene measurement with pre-tubes possible
  • measuring range: in ppm ...

Gas Detection Tubes

Short-term Tubes

Dräger Short-term Tubes

  • Short-term Tubes
  • ​results are directly shown at the end of the measurement process
  • spot measurement for more than 500 different gases 
  • short measurement time: between 5 seconds to 15 ...
Sampling Tubes

Dräger Sampling Tubes and Systems

  • Sampling Tubes
  • ​analysis of the sample in a laboratory
  • measurement of complex compounds and mixtures of substances possible 
  • detection of low concentrations possible 
Multi-Gas Detector

Dräger X-act® 7000

  • Multi-Gas Detector
  • ​Opto-electronic analysis system for selective detection of carcinogenic and toxic substances
  • Lab quality measurement in ppb range
  • To be used with Dräger MicroTubes
  • With coupler ...
Manual tube pump

Dräger accuro

  • Manual tube pump
  • for spot measurements with a limited number of strokes
  • integrated stroke counter for safe control
  • easy to operate with one hand
  • can be used in explosive areas 

Automatic tube pump

Dräger X-act® 5000 Basic

  • Automatic tube pump
  • ideal for a high number of strokes
  • display for clear readability of results
  • can be used in explosive areas


Respirator filter Rd40

Dräger X-plore® Rd40

  • Respirator filter Rd40
  • ​standard thread connection Rd40 according to EN 148-1
  • robust aluminium housing
  • to be used with half and full face masks with standard thread connection Rd40 according to EN ...
Respirator filter Rd90

Dräger X-plore® Rd90 Filters

  • Respirator filter Rd90
  • ​Dräger specific Rd90 connection
  • robust aluminium housing
  • to be used in combination with X-plore 4700 half masks
Respirator filter Bayonet

Dräger X-plore® Bayonet

  • Respirator filter Bayonet
  • Dräger specific Bayonet connection
  • lateral position of the filters for an unrestricted field of vision and even weight distribution
  • to be used with X-plore 3300 or X-plore 3500 ...


Single-filter half-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 4700

  • Single-filter half-face mask
  • ​standard thread connection Rd40 according to EN 148-1
  • mask body made from TPE (universal size) or silicone (two sizes)
  • to be used with all filters with standard thread ...
Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger Panorama® Nova

  • Single-filter full-face mask
  • ​different thread connections: RA thread connection Rd40, PE thread connection M45x3, ESA plug-in connector, P Dräger plug-in connection
  • EPDM or silicone mask body, ...
Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 6530

  • Single-filter full-face mask
  • ​standard thread connection Rd40 according to EN 148-1
  • EPDM mask body, visor made of triplex or PC
  • to be used with all filters with standard thread connection ...
Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 6300

  • Single-filter full-face mask
  • ​standard thread connection Rd40 according to EN 148-1
  • EPDM mask body, visor made of PMMA
  • to be used with all filters with standard thread connection Rd40
Twinfilter full-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 5500

  • Twinfilter full-face mask
  • ​Dräger specific bayonet connection – lateral position of the filters 
  • EPDM mask body, visor made of triplex or PC
  • to be used in combination with X-plore Bayonet ...
Twin-filter half-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 3300/3500

  • Twin-filter half-face mask
  • ​Dräger specific bayonet connection (twin-filter system)
  • mask body made from Soft-TPE or DrägerFlex material (silicon free)
  • to be used with X-plore Bayonet ...

Powered Air Purifying Respirators and Filters

Filters for PAPR

Dräger X-plore® 8000 Filters

  • Filters for PAPR
  • Particle, gas and combination filters available
  • To be used with powered air purifying respirator X-plore® 8500 or 8700 (EX)
  • Optional pre- and odour filter

Powered-Air Purifying Respirator

Dräger X-plore® 8000

  • Powered-Air Purifying Respirator
  • Protection without breathing resistance
  • Different breathing filters and head / face pieces available
  • Protection class IP65
  • For Ex zones 1, 2, 21 and 22

Protective Suits

Gas-tight suit

Dräger CPS 7900

  • Gas-tight suit
  • ​SCBA worn inside the protective suit 
  • five suit sizes (S-XXL)
  • side zipper
  • suit material D-mex, reusable 
Gas-tight suit

Dräger CPS 7800

  • Gas-tight suit
  • ​SCBA worn over the protective suit 
  • five suit sizes (S-XXL)
  • diagonal zipper for easy donning and doffing without assistance
  • suit material D-mex, reusable 
Splash Suit

Dräger SPC 4400 / SPC 4800 / SPC 4900

  • Splash Suit
  • Overall with hood (SPC 4400), protective suit with facial cuff (SPC 4800) or full-body protective suit with visor (SPC 4900)
  • CPM (single use) or CLF (limited use)
  • Antistatic version ...
Splash Suit

SPC 4700 with CVA 0700

  • Splash Suit
  • ​Ventilated splash-protective suits
  • Continuous supply of breathing air and cooling airflow (type 3 suit)
  • Coated barrier protection material CPM or carrier fleece material CLF
  • Limited ...

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