A highly volatile and colorless liquid, Mixed Xylene has a transparent structure of two methyls (CH3) attached to a benzene ring (C6H6). Depending on the position of the methyl component, Xylene has three isomers; ortho, meta and paraxylene.


Molar Weight106.16 g/mol
Melting Point−47.4 °C
Boiling Point138.5 °C
Flash Point30 °C
Density0.87 g/cc
FormsFlammable, Liquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Agricultural
  • Solvents
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Rubber


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Agrobusiness
  • Chemical Processing
  • Rubber

Synonyms: dimethylbenzene I Dimethylbenzol I methyl toluene, Dimethyl Benzene, Methyl Toluene, Xylene Mixed Isomers, Xylitol, Xylol

Chemical Formula: C8H10

CAS Number: 1330-20-7