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108298 Xylene (isomeric mixture)

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Catalogue NumberPackaging Qty/Pack
1082984000 Glass bottle 4 l
Catalogue Number108298
DescriptionXylol - IVD for Microscopy
OverviewXylene (isomeric mixture) - for histology, belongs to the aromatic hydrocarbons and can be used for for histological, cytological, and bacteriological investigation of sample material of human origin. Xylene is the gold standard and most common aromatic solvent which has been used for decades in routine histoprocessing (process for dehydrating the tissue) deparaffination, and clarification applications. A mixture of the ortho-, meta- and para- isomers provides for a higher degree of hydrophobicity prior to mounting and coverslipping. Histological grade Xylene was developed to be a robust clearing agent in both histological and cytological applications. It is a critical raw material in all histological staining procedures. It supports the QA process in Pathology. It is a CE-certified, IVD product. For more details, please see instructions for use (IFU). The IFU can be downloaded from this webpage.
Product Information
HS Code2902 44 00
Quality LevelMQ400
Applicationfor histology
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point136 - 145 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.87 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Flash point24 °C
Melting Point-25 °C
Vapor pressure8 hPa (20 °C)
Viscosity kinematic<0.9 mm2/s (20 °C)
Solubility0.175 g/l
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
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Hazard Statement(s)H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
H312 + H332: Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
P301 + P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1307 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1307 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1307 , 3, III
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Global Trade Item Number
Catalogue Number GTIN
1082984000 04054839058684