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Synonyms for xylene

a colorless flammable volatile liquid hydrocarbon used as a solvent

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In addition, a stoichiometric formulation of the same epoxy resin and polyamide curative was prepared with 20% by weight xylene (based on the total resin and curatives weights) to illustrate the impact of solvent on mechanical properties.
Thirty minutes after the treatment, ear edema was induced by applying 20 [micro]L of xylene with micropipette on the inner surface of the right ear of each mice; the left ear was used as control.
The other petrochemical products to be produced are: Benzene at 126,000 MT yearly; toluene (76,000 MT); mixed xylene (46,000 MT); C8+/C9+ Cut (18,000 MT); and non-aromatics (29,000 MT).
On the basis of product segment petrochemicals market is segmented into ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene, xylene, toluene, vinyl, styrene and methanol.
The main reason for xylene being of commercial interest is the strong increase of global demand for paraxylene.
For instance, mixed xylenes are commonly available in a 2:1:1 ratio for meta, ortho and para xylenes, but that can vary significantly depending on processing details.
The effect of xylene and change of reactant ratios to properties of depolymerization products was investigated.
Xylene is a hazardous chemical that can damage the eyes, skin, lungs and internal organs, the government noted.
The solvent xylene is normally used in cytology and histology.
A total of 24 five-litre plastic containers of the chemical Xylene and 10 five-litre containers of pure alcohol were taken from the University Hospital of North Tees.
397) conducted a case--control study to assess the association between ambient air levels of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene and the prevalence of NTDs among offspring.
The composition contains sodium hydroxide (50% active), at least two biodegradable nonionic surfactants that are primary or secondary alcohol ethoxylates, a UV-analyzable surfactant comprising sodium xylene sulfonate (40%), a biodegradable chelating agent comprising methylglycine diacetic acid and water.
In histology, xylene is used for clearing the tissues following dehydration in preparation for paraffin blocking (Golalipour et al.
The orange polyethylene backing is impermeable to strong solvents, including xylene and xylene substitutes, acetone, alcohols and formalin.
Plant manager David Schofield appeared before Consett magistrates yesterday where, on behalf of the company, he pleaded guilty to discharging Xylene into Northumbrian Water's sewer system.