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Alfa Aesar™ 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene, 97+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene
CAS 95-93-2
Molecular Formula C10H14
Formula Weight 134.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008528
UN Number UN1325
Beilstein 1903393
Merck Index 14,3468
Synonym Durene
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AAL0449322

 
alfa aesar™
L04493-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0449336

 
alfa aesar™
L04493-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 191° to 193°C
Melting Point 77° to 80°C
Flash Point 73°C (163°F)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material 1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene
CAS 95-93-2
Assay ≥97%
Molecular Formula C10H14
Formula Weight 134.22g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008528
UN Number UN1325
Beilstein 1903393
Merck Index 14,3468
Synonym Durene
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DC0500000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
1,2,4,5-Tetramethylbenzene is the precursor to pyromellitic dianhydride, which is used for manufacturing curing agents, adhesives, coating materials. It is used in the manufacture of some raw materials for engineering plastics (polyimides) and cross-linking agent for alkyd resins.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, and acetone. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P241-P370+P378a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray.

GHS H Statement
H228
Flammable solid.