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Xylene Solvent

Xylene Solvent

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Xylene Solvent: High Purity, Versatile Industrial Applications

Our Xylene Solvent is crafted for professionals requiring high-grade, versatile solutions in industrial, laboratory, and manufacturing settings. Known for its excellent solvency properties, our xylene is meticulously distilled to achieve a purity level that meets the demanding specifications of various applications.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • High Purity: With a purity level exceeding 99%, our xylene delivers unmatched performance in diverse applications.
  • Powerful Solvency: Ideal for thinning paints and varnishes, cleaning tools, and as a carrier solvent in the coatings industry.
  • Evaporation Rate: Moderately fast, ensuring quick drying with less downtime.
  • Versatility: Extensively used in the production of petrochemicals, as a laboratory solvent, and in printing, rubber, and leather industries.

Technical Specifications:

  • Purity: >99%
  • Boiling Point Range: 138-144°C (280-291°F)
  • Density: Approximately 0.86 g/cm³ at 20°C
  • Solubility: Insoluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol, ether, and most organic solvents.
  • Evaporation Rate: Moderately Fast
  • Format: Available in containers ranging from 5-gal pails to 55-gal drums


  1. Paints and Coatings: As a thinner and solvent for paints, lacquers, and varnishes.
  2. Cleaning Agent: Effective for cleaning tools, equipment, and surfaces contaminated with paints and adhesives.
  3. Chemical Synthesis: Utilized in the synthesis of various organic compounds.
  4. Laboratory Solvent: In analytical chemistry, especially for thin-layer chromatography.
  5. Manufacturing: In the production of films, fibers, and plastics.

Safety Procedures:

  • Ventilation: Operate in a well-ventilated area to minimize inhalation exposure.
  • Protective Equipment: Wear suitable gloves, protective clothing, and eye/face protection to avoid skin and eye contact.
  • Storage: Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place, away from heat and ignition sources.
  • Disposal: Dispose of in accordance with local, regional, national, and international regulations.
  • First Aid Measures: In case of skin contact, wash with plenty of soap and water. If inhaled, move the person to fresh air. For eye contact, rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.


  • Highly flammable liquid and vapor; avoid open flames and sparks.
  • Can cause skin and eye irritation, and may cause respiratory irritation.
  • Suspected of causing genetic defects; handle with extreme care.
  • Prevent static discharge through grounding/bonding during transfer.

Leverage the superior solvency and versatility of our High Purity Xylene Solvent for your industrial, laboratory, or manufacturing needs. Ensure optimal performance and safety with our rigorously tested product, designed to meet your high standards.

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