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o-Xylene
Xylene, Ortho
Orthoxylene
C8H10

About o-Xylene. o-Xylene (a.k.a. Orthoxylene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene with two methyl substituents, found in petroleum and coal tar. It is an important commercial isomer among the xylenes group (benzene derivatives). The most important application of orthoxylene is in the production of phthalic anhydride, widely used to produce esters, which are plasticizers for synthetic polymers. Exposure to o-xylene can lead to irritation on the skin, eyes, and respiratory system.

o-Xylene Handling. All xylene isomers should be stored in closed containers with appropriate labels in a cool, well-ventilated area away from heat and ignition sources.

o-Xylene Production. Raw materials and the respective production processes employed in the manufacturing of o-Xylene are listed below.

  • Mixed xylenes (fractionation)

o-Xylene Uses. The uses and applications of o-Xylene may vary according to its specification. The main forms of o-Xylene are 99%; free of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide; technical grade (95% minimum purity); and research grade (99.9% minimum purity).

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Data Legend. The chart above shows Orthoxylene price assessments in USA Dollar per metric ton (USD/mt) in 4 locations, as follows:

  • Orthoxylene, US (United States): Xylene, Ortho, export transaction price, fob, United States
  • Orthoxylene, EUR (Europe): Xylene, Ortho, export transaction price, fob, Northwest Europe
  • Orthoxylene, CN (China): Xylene, Ortho, domestic spot price (formula), exw, China
  • Orthoxylene, NEA (Northeast Asia): Xylene, Ortho, export transaction price, fob, Japan

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o-Xylene Price Outlook. The price of Orthoxylene (United States) increased during April 2019 to 1,080 USD per metric ton, which represents a considerable rise of 29% compared to the previous month’s value. On a year-over-year basis, the prices of Orthoxylene (United States) increased significantly by 50%. Meanwhile, the average price of Orthoxylene (China) amounted to 998 USD per metric ton, from 990 USD per metric ton one year earlier. On a month-over-month basis, the price of Orthoxylene (China) is 1% lower than the price one month before.

The price of Orthoxylene (Europe) rose throughout April 2019, reaching 874 USD per metric ton.  The price is 5% higher than the average price in the previous month and 2% lower than the average price one year before. In contrast, the prices of Orthoxylene (Northeast Asia) increased significantly during April 2019, reaching 883 USD per metric ton, which means a rise of 10% from the previous month’s price and a decline of 2% from the previous year’s price. 

About o-Xylene. o-Xylene (a.k.a. Orthoxylene) is an aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene with two methyl substituents, found in petroleum and coal tar. It is an important commercial isomer among the xylenes group (benzene derivatives). The most important application of orthoxylene is in the production of phthalic anhydride, widely used to produce esters, which are plasticizers for synthetic polymers. Exposure to o-xylene can lead to irritation on the skin, eyes, and respiratory system.

o-Xylene Handling. All xylene isomers should be stored in closed containers with appropriate labels in a cool, well-ventilated area away from heat and ignition sources.

o-Xylene Production. Raw materials and the respective production processes employed in the manufacturing of o-Xylene are listed below.

  • Mixed xylenes (fractionation)

o-Xylene Uses. The uses and applications of o-Xylene may vary according to its specification. The main forms of o-Xylene are 99%; free of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide; technical grade (95% minimum purity); and research grade (99.9% minimum purity).

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