Xylene

Xylene

  • $45.00


Xylene is a colorless liquid with laboratory and industrial grades consisting of three isomers: ortho (o-Xylene), meta (m-Xylene) and para (p-Xylene). Xylenes are commonly used as a solvent. Sweet-smelling.

Observe strict safety precautions and have a properly ventilated work-space.

Sources/Uses
  • Commonly used clearing agent in histology
  • Solvent in the industries such as rubber, leather, and printing

Exposure Limits

  • OSHA PEL : TWA 100 ppm
  • NIOSH REL: TWA 100 ppm (435 mg/m3) ST 150 ppm (655 mg/m3)

Health effects

  • Irritant - may burn skin or eyes
  • Extremely flammable
  • May have toxic effect if inhaled

 Additional Resources

o-Xylene

m-Xylene

p-Xylene

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All purchases include analysis and report from our accredited Industrial Hygiene laboratory