1,4-DimethylbenzeneC8H10

CAS-No.:
106-42-3
UN-No.:
1307
EC-No.:
203-396-5
Hazard identification number:
30
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS07
GHS08

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Occupational exposure limit
Workplace exposure limits (UK)
  • 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
    Harmful in contact with skin.
  • H: 315
    Causes skin irritation
  • H: 319
    Causes serious eye irritation
  • H: 332
    Harmful if inhaled
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 412
    Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

  • Melting point:
    13 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    138 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,86 g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    8.44 ± 0.05 eV
  • Flash Point:
    25 °C
  • Ignition Temperature:
    540 °C
  • Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    8,89 (20°C) hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    0.95 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    7 Vol.-%
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Important to know:
Substance included in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP).

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Also known as:
  • 1,4-Dimethyl-benzene
  • 1,4-Dimethylbenzene
  • p-Xylene
  • PARA XYLENE
  • para-Xylene
  • paraxylene
  • Paraxylenes
  • PX

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