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10.4.2020

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Chemical
Xylidine
CAS-number :
1300-73-8
 
Synonyms :
Aminodimethylbenzene
Benzenamine, ar,ar-dimethyl-
dimethylaminobenzene
dimethylaniline
dimethylphenylamine
 
Sumformula of the chemical :
C8H11N
EINECS-number :
2150914
 
Uses :
Raw material in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals; as a 
gasoline additive; use in polymer production
 
State and appearance :
Liquid
 
Molecular weight :
121.2
 
Spesicif gravity (water=1) :
0.97  0.97 - 0.99, HSDB 1994
0.99 
 
Melting point, °C :
-36  HSDB 1994
 
Boiling point, °C :
213  213 - 226 °C, HSDB 1994
 
Sublimation point, °C :
226 
 
Total degradation in water :
BOD5/COD <0.5, specify test method: Vaishav & Babeu, 
acclimated. 
(Niemi et al. 1987).
 
LD50 values to mammals in oral exposure, mg/kg :
600  orl-rbt, RTECS 1994

References
3114HSDB Database 1992 -. Hazardous Substances Data Bank. US. National Library of Medicine. TOMES Plus CD-ROM.
3256Niemi, G. J., Veith, G. D., Regal, R. R. & Vaishnav, D. D. 1987. Structural features associated with degradable and pesistent chemicals. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 6: 515 - 527.
3115RTECS Database 1992 -. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, USA. TOMES Plus CD-ROM.

 
 
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