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Descriptor English:   Xylenes 
Descriptor Spanish:   Xilenos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Xilenos 
Synonyms English:   Dimethylbenzenes
Tree Number:   D02.455.426.559.389.948
Definition English:   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) 
History Note English:   75; was XYLENE 1963-74 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   15391 
Unique Identifier:   D014992 

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