Mixed-Xylene

Mixed-Xylene is a mixture of the three isomers (ortho, meta & para-xylene), and in addition, a certain amount of Ethylbenzene. It is mainly used as a synthesis intermediate or as a solvent by the chemical industry.

What is mixed xylene used for?

Mixed xylene is used as solvent for paint and pesticide. It is also a raw material for orthoxylene (phthalic anhydride), metaxylene (isophthalic acid), paraxylene (terephthalic acid) and ethylbenzene (styrene monomer).