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*  Aromaticity
Key aromatic hydrocarbons of commercial interest are benzene, toluene, ortho-xylene and para-xylene. About 35 million tonnes ...
*  O-Xylene
It is a constitutional isomer of m-xylene and p-xylene, the mixture being called xylene or xylenes. o-Xylene is a colorless ... m-Xylene is isomerized to o-xylene. Net production was approximately 500,000 tons in the year 2000. o-Xylene is largely used in ... Xylenes are not acutely toxic, for example the LD50 (rat, oral) is 4300 mg/kg. Effects vary with animal and xylene isomer. ... o-Xylene (ortho-xylene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon with the formula C6H4(CH3)2. with two methyl substituents bonded to adjacent ...
*  P-Xylene
Effects vary with animal and xylene isomer. Concerns with xylenes focus on narcotic effects. Overexposure of p-xylene in humans ... o-xylene and m-xylene. All have the same chemical formula C6H4(CH3)2. All xylene isomers are colorless and highly flammable. ... p-Xylene is produced by catalytic reforming of petroleum naphtha as part of the BTX aromatics (benzene, toluene and the xylene ... p-Xylene (para-xylene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It is one of the three isomers of dimethylbenzene known collectively as ...
*  M-Xylene
... o-xylene and p-xylene. All have the same chemical formula C6H4(CH3)2. All xylene isomers are colorless and highly flammable. ... Xylenes are not acutely toxic, for example the LD50 (rat, oral) is 4300 mg/kg. Effects vary with animal and xylene isomer. ... The conversion m-xylene to isophthalic acid entails catalytic oxidation. meta-Xylene is also used as a raw material in the ... m-Xylene (meta-xylene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It is one of the three isomers of dimethylbenzene known collectively as ...
*  Musk xylene
... is produced from meta-xylene (1,3-dimethylbenzene), by a Friedel-Crafts alkylation with tert-butyl chloride and ... The first concerns about musk xylene arose in the early 1980s, with the detection of musk xylene residues in fish from the Tama ... The estimated 2008 usage of musk xylene in the European Union was 25 tonnes. Musk xylene is still permitted for use in ... 6-trinitro-m-xylene (musk xylene)[permanent dead link]". 3rd Priority List, Volume 55. Gatermann, R.; Biselli, S.; Hühnerfuss, ...
*  Xylene cyanol
Once mixed with the sample, the concentration of xylene cyanol is typically about 0.005% to 0.03%. In 1% agarose gels, xylene ... Xylene cyanol on a 6% polyacrylamide gel migrates at the speed of a 140 base pair DNA fragment. On 20% denaturating (7 M urea) ... Xylene cyanol can be used as a color marker, or tracking dye, to monitor the process of agarose gel electrophoresis and ... polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE), xylene cyanol migrates at about the rate of 25 bases oligonucleotide. Lela ...
*  Tetrachloro-m-xylene
... (tetrachlorometaxylene, or TCMX) is a chlorinated derivative of m-xylene in which the four aromatic ...
*  M-Xylene (data page)
See also: p-xylene (data page) o-xylene (data page) CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 44th ed. pp 2611-2620 Lange's ... This page provides supplementary chemical data on m-Xylene. The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions ...
*  O-Xylene (data page)
See also: m-xylene (data page) p-xylene (data page) Merck Index of Chemicals and Drugs, 9th ed. monograph 9743 CRC Handbook of ... This page provides supplementary chemical data on o-Xylene. The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions ...
*  P-Xylene (data page)
This page provides supplementary chemical data on p-xylene. The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions ...
*  Petrochemical
... mixed xylenes - any of three dimethylbenzene isomers, could be a solvent but more often precursor chemicals ortho-xylene - both ... Benzene, toluene and xylenes, as a whole referred to as BTX and primarily obtained from petroleum refineries by extraction from ... Manufacturers use xylenes to produce plastics and synthetic fibers. Synthesis gas is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen ... Aromatics includes benzene, toluene, and xylenes. Benzene is a raw material for dyes and synthetic detergents, and benzene and ...
*  Parkinsonism
Toluene and Xylene. In: Olson KR, ed. Poisoning & Drug Overdose. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2012. http://www.accessmedicine ...
*  C2-Benzenes
There are three xylenes and one ethylbenzene. The substances are o-xylene (1,2-dimethylbenzene), m-xylene (1,3-dimethylbenzene ... p-xylene (1,4-dimethylbenzene) ethylbenzene 1,2-Dimethylbenzene 1,3-Dimethylbenzene 1,4-Dimethylbenzene Ethylbenzene. ...
*  Mitaban
Its vapors contain xylene. It is highly effective in ridding dogs from mites. Mitaban is usually used as a "dip" for canines. ...
*  Petroleum product
Representative petrochemicals are ethylene and benzene-toluene-xylenes ("BTX"). O2 Over 6,000 items are made from petroleum ...
*  Lactofen
Some formulations include solvents such as xylenes and cumene. Lactofen is available in solid form or as an emulsifiable ...
*  Biological oxidizer
... and xylene (BETEX); methyl ethyl ketone (MEK); some metals. The prompt removal of a wide range of wastes and pollutants from ...
*  1,2,3-Trimethylbenzene
It is also generated by methylation of toluene and xylenes. Record in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for ...
*  Clipperton Island
"Xylene Tanker Runs Aground on Clipperton Island". Reeftools. 2010-02-22. Retrieved 2012-06-17. "Eitzen tanker Sichem Osprey ... The 170-metre (560 ft) ship contained xylene, a clear, flammable volatile liquid. All 19 crew members were reported safe, and ...
*  Huntsman (chemical plant)
The xylene ( a group of three dimethyl benzenes) in the BTX are similarly converted to benzene and methane. This requires ... The mixture of benzene, xylenes etc. is then purified in two distillation columns. The benzene is then stored in the tank farm ... BTX stands for Benzene, Toluene, and Xylene. BTX is a mixture of these chemical species plus many other species. Both liquids ...
*  Organogallium chemistry
An example is the iodation of para-xylene. : A specific niche indium research topic is indium mediated allylation. Chemical ...
*  3-hydroxybenzyl-alcohol dehydrogenase
This enzyme participates in toluene and xylene degradation. Forrester PI, Gaucher GM (1972). "m-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol ...
*  Cis-1,2-dihydroxy-4-methylcyclohexa-3,5-diene-1-carboxylate dehydrogenase
This enzyme participates in toluene and xylene degradation. Whited GM, McCombie WR, Kwart LD, Gibson DT (1986). "Identification ...
*  1,2-dihydroxy-6-methylcyclohexa-3,5-dienecarboxylate dehydrogenase
This enzyme participates in toluene and xylene degradation. Higson FK, Focht DD (1992). "Degradation of 2-methylbenzoic acid by ...
*  Toluene dioxygenase
This enzyme participates in toluene and xylene degradation. Renganathan V (1989). "Possible involvement of toluene-2,3- ...