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Xylenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Xylenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.948
Unique ID
D014992
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014992
Scope Note
A family of isomeric, colorless aromatic hydrocarbon liquids, that contain the general formula C6H4(CH3)2. They are produced by the destructive distillation of coal or by the catalytic reforming of petroleum naphthenic fractions. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Dimethylbenzenes
Xylene
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
75; was XYLENE 1963-74
Online Note
use XYLENES to search XYLENE 1966-74
History Note
75; was XYLENE 1963-74
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/08/03
Xylenes Preferred
Xylene Narrower
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