M-XYLENE - (108-38-3)

Introduction

Name: m-xylene; m-xylol; 1,3-dimethylbenzene
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 108-38-3
Chemical Formula: C8H10
Molar Mass: 106.165 g
Mass Percent: C 90.505 %; H 9.4940 % 
Isomers:  ethylbenzene  •  p-xylene  •  o-xylene

Classification

• organic • aromatic

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
-54°C 1 = 219.15 K = -65.2°F
Boiling Point:*
139°C 1 = 412.15 K = 282.2°F

* - 1 atm pressure

Bonding

Bonding: polar covalent
Ionic Character: 10.61 %

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Estok, George K. Organic Chemistry: A Short Text; W.B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 1959; p 58.