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Paraxylene
Paraxylene Prices
C8H10
reagent grade (99% minimum purity) and technical grade (98% purity).
Paraxylene is used mainly as a chemical feedstock and in the synthesis of various polymers.
dimethyl terephthalate; terephthalic acid; and polyethylene terephthalate.
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Paraxylene (a.k.a. p-Xylene, p-Xylol, 1,4-Dimethylbenzene) is the most important commercial isomer among the xylenes group (benzene derivates). It is a colorless watery liquid with sweet odor. The most important application of paraxylene is in the production of terephthalic acid and dimethyl terephthalate, widely used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for ultimate use in fibers, films and resins.
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Chart Description. Intratec provides Paraxylene prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States Flag United States: export price, FOB (1)
  • Netherlands Flag Netherlands: export price, FOB (1)
  • South Korea Flag South Korea: export price, FOB (1)
  • India Flag India: import price, CIF (1)
  • Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia: export price, FOB (1)
  • Brazil Flag Brazil: export price, FOB (1)

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About Paraxylene. Paraxylene (a.k.a. p-Xylene, p-Xylol, 1,4-Dimethylbenzene) is the most important commercial isomer among the xylenes group (benzene derivates). It is a colorless watery liquid with sweet odor. The most important application of paraxylene is in the production of terephthalic acid and dimethyl terephthalate, widely used in the manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for ultimate use in fibers, films and resins.

Commercial Grades. reagent grade (99% minimum purity) and technical grade (98% purity).

Uses. Paraxylene is used mainly as a chemical feedstock and in the synthesis of various polymers.

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Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Mixed xylenes (separation)
  • Toluene (Mobil MSTDP process, coproduced with benzene)

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Derivatives. dimethyl terephthalate; terephthalic acid; and polyethylene terephthalate.

Chemical Formula. C8H10

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