ortho-xylene

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ortho-xylene

[¦ȯr·thō ′zī‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
1,2-C6H4(CH3)2 A flammable, moderately toxic liquid; insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and ether; boils at 144°C; used to make phthalic anhydride, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, and dyes, and in insecticides and motor fuels.
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The solvents required to be tested are: Butane, Heptane, Hexane, Benzene, Toluene, m/p - Xylene, O-Xylene.
The main goal of this investigation is concern on the removal of o-xylene pollution from aqueous solutions using activated carbon synthesis from fuel oil wastes as adsorbent.
Methanol, propane, butane, ethylene, benzene, ammoniac, paraxylene, condensate, mono-ethylene glycol, raffinate, sulphur, and o-Xylene were among major products exported during the mentioned period, he said.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies seven of the VOCs found in dryer-vent emissions--acetaldehyde, benzene, ethylbenzene, methanol, m/p-xylene, o-xylene, and toluene--as hazardous air pollutants.
Neutrotropic effects and blood levels of solvents at combined exposures: binary mixtures of toluene, o-xylene and acetone in rats and mice.
It is reported that toluene (63%) is the most abundant component in paint solvents, followed by m-p-xylene (19%), o-xylene (8%) and benzene (1%).
The term containing the normal boiling temperature allows distinguishing among a group of isomers of the same substance (for instance between o-xylene, m-xylene and p-xylene).
Table 1: Target Gaseous Compounds Compound ammonia benzene m-cresol o-cresol p-cresol ethyl benzene naphthalene phenol styrene toluene 1,2,4-trimethyl benzene m-xylene o-xylene p-xylene Table 2:10-Minute Action Levels Target Fence line Sensitive-Receptor Compound 10-Minute Action 10-Minute Action Level (mg/[m.
SABIC will produce O-xylene, needed for production of this acid.
The following solvents were used: decalin (a mixture of cis- and trans-decadehydronaphthalenes) and o-xylene.
LONDON -- The o-xylene industry is projected to undergo considerable cutbacks in a number of regions, including the Asian countries.