Paraxylene 

Para-xylene is an organic compound of the family of aromatic hydrocarbons. Para-xylene is one of the xylene isomers with a benzene ring and two methyl groups attached to it. The most important application of para-xylene is in the production of isophthalic acid. Para-xylene affects the brain and can cause dizziness.  

Para represents the position of the two methyl bundles along each other on the benzene ring. Other xylene isomers include o-xylene and m-xylene. Para-xylene is widely used in the production of terephthalic acid for polyester. The polymer derived from it is known as Parylene 

Indications: 

Synthetic raw material, terephthalic acid, pharmaceutical industry, insecticides, and solvents 

Physical and chemical properties: 

Molecular Formula: C8H10 

Molar mass: 106.16 g / mol

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