Analytes - m-xylene

m-xylene: CAS No. 108-38-3, C8H10, molecular weight 106.17, boiling point 139.3°C, density 0.87gm/mL, vapor pressure 8.3mm Hg at 25°C, flash point 25°C, autoignition temperature 527°C,, slightly water soluble is a colorless liquid used as a solvent; an intermediate for dyes and organic synthesis, especially isophthallic acid; in insecticides and aviation fuel. It is most frequently measured in water, air and soil to comply with environmental regulations. Due to its volatility, it is most often measured using GC/PID, FID and GC/MS methods specified by regulatory agencies like the U.S. EPA.