o-xylene

Synonyms: "2-xylene", "1,2-dimethylbenzene", "1,2-xylene", "o-methyltoluene", "o-xylol", "xylene", "ortho-xylene", "o-dimethylbenzene"

Source: o-xylene is used to produce phthalate-based plasticisers, polyimide polymers, insecticides, vitamins and pharmaceuticals.

Identifiers:

IUPAC Name: 1,2-xylene
CAS Number: 95-47-6
PubChem ID: 7237
InChiKey: CTQNGGLPUBDAKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Canonical SMILES: CC1=CC=CC=C1C

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C8H10
Molecular Weight: 106,165

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 8

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Brown-Woodman PD, Webster WS, Picker K, Huq F. 1994. In vitro assessment of individual and interactive effects of aromatic hydrocarbons on embryonic development of the rat. Reprod Toxicol 8(2):121-135.
Hass U, Lund SP, Simonsen L, Fries AS. 1995. Effects of prenatal exposure to xylene on postnatal development and behavior in rats. Neurotoxicol Teratol 17(3):341-349.

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