xylol


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Related to xylol: toluene, Mineral spirits

xylol

[′zī‚lȯl]
(organic chemistry)

xylol

A colorless aromatic hydrocarbon liquid; used as a solvent for paints and varnishes.
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specially designed magnetic retrievers to remove metallic foreign bodies such as hair pins and solvents such as xylol and benzene to dissolve candles and crayons) are no longer used.
Hydrocarbon solvents like naphtha or xylol (paint thinner) are effective for removal of oil or grease but typically do not evaporate as rapidly as alcohol, and pose greater health risks.
The dehydrated antennae were rinsed in xylol for 10 min, then put individually in Canadian balsam and observed under a light microscope (AO Microstar, American Optical Co.
Dehydration, clearing in xylol, and embedding with wax was carried out in an automated tissue processor (ThermoShandon Pathcentre).
Briefly, stained microscopic preparations were washed in xylol and absolute ethanol, scraped with a sterile blade, and collected in a microcentrifuge tube in 1 x phosphate buffer.
Table 2 -- Magnesium-Rich Primer Materials Formulation Materials (A) Hyb-E23A Desmodur[TM] E23-A, Aerosil R202, Eckagranules[TM] PK51/31, Epon[TM] 1001 CX, Propylene Carbonate/EEP (B) MC-PUR (27) Desmodur E23-A, Bentone[R] 34, Eckagranules PK51/31 Anti Terra[R]U, Aromatic solvent Xylol (C) Hyb-N3300 Desmodur NC-3300, Aerosil[TM] R202, Eckagranules PK51/31, Epon[TM] 1001CX, Propylene Carbonate/EEP (D) Epoxy-Polyamide Epon 828, Epicure[R] 3115, Aerosil R202, Eckagranules PK51/31, AntiTerra[TM]U, Aromatic solvent Xylol Table 3 -- Viscoelastic Properties of Polymer Films Crosslink Density Polymer Film Tg ([degrees]C) (mol/[cm.
These extended 72-hour studies of the fate of six chemicals (retinal, musk xylol, methyleugenol, catechol, diethanolamine and disperse blue 1).
Spot measurements by the Chemical Section in Suva's Occupational Safety Department have also confirmed that the measured values of xylol, toluene, formaldehyde, ozone, and mineral fibers were well below the TWA according to the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.