Synonyms: "4-xylene", "1,4-dimethylbenzene", "p-methyltoluene", "para-xylene", "1,4-xylene", "p-dimethylbenzene", "p-xylol"
Source: p-xylene is the principal precursor to terephthalic acid and dimethyl terephthalate, both monomers used in the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
IUPAC Name: 1,4-xylene
CAS Number: 106-42-3
PubChem ID: 7809
Canonical SMILES: CC1=CC=C(C=C1)C
Molecular Formula: C8H10
Molecular Weight: 106,165
Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 8
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