Xylene is used primarily used as a solvent in the printing, rubber and leather industries.

CAS number

  • Mixed isomers

Typical Uses

  • In addition to be used as a solvent in the printing, rubber and leather industries.
  • Xylene can also be used as a paint thinner/remover and as a good cleaning agent.

Other names

Dimethyl benzene: xylol


  • Xylene is a clear, colourless liquid with a sweet odour. 
  • It has a flash point of 27-32° C and is insoluble in water.

Packaging Types

  • Cans, Drums, IBCs, Bulk

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