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Description of key information

At 20°C and 1013 hPa, m-xylene and o-xylene are organic colourless liquids, while the form of p-xylene is that of monclinic prisms.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:

Additional information

The Merck Index (O'Neil, 2006) and the CRC Handbook (Lide, 2008) are peer reviewed handbooks and so can be considered reliable and suitable for use for this endpoint. The data from both handbooks indicate that m-xylene and o-xylene are liquids and p-xylene is a solid.