O-XYLENE - (95-47-6)

Introduction

Name: o-xylene; o-xylol; 1,2-dimethylbenzene
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 95-47-6
Chemical Formula: C8H10
Molar Mass: 106.165 g
Mass Percent: C 90.505 %; H 9.4940 % 
Isomers:  ethylbenzene  •  p-xylene  •  m-xylene

Classification

• organic • aromatic

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
-27°C 1 = 246.15 K = -16.6°F
Boiling Point:*
144°C 1 = 417.15 K = 291.2°F

* - 1 atm pressure

Bonding

Double Bonds: 3
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 18
Pi Bonds: 3
Total: 21
Carboxyl Groups: 0
Hydroxyl Groups: 0
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.