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Musk Xylene CAS 81-15-2

Molecular Formula: C12H15N3O6

Formula Weight: 297.26

ZSpharmac: Musk Xylene Supplier

Product Name: Musk Xylene
CAS No: 81-15-2
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Musk Xylene
Other Names:5-Tert-Butyl-2,4,6-Trinitro-M-xylene
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White to Pale Yellow Solid
EINECS No.:201-329-4
Provide:Musk Xylene MSDS;
Musk Xylene COA

What is Musk Xylene?

Musk xylene is mainly made use of in cleaning up representatives in addition to soaps. Therefore, the key resource of musk xylene in the aquatic setting is the prevalent use musk xylene in these items. Adverse publicity has in fact resulted in a decrease in utilizing musk xylene (from 170 numbers in Europe in 1992 to 67 tons in 2000), which has actually additionally caused a down craze in focus in the setup.

Musk Xylene Property

Melting point 235.4°C
Boiling point 438.78°C (rough estimate)
density 1.3226 (rough estimate)
refractive index 1.5290 (estimate)
Fp 2 °C
storage temp. 2-8°C
solubility Chloroform (Slightly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly)
form Solid
color White to Pale Yellow


Musk Xylene Uses

  1. Musk Xylene is commonly utilized in different types of low-end tastes, such as everyday chemicals and also economical cosmetic flavors, as a fixative and also modifier, as well as is also commonly used in soaps, shampoos, as well as face powder flavors. It works well in increased fragrances. It is also suitable as the primary fixative for pine-flavored kinds. The quantity utilized in soap essence can reach 3%-6%.
  2. Musk Xylene has a strong musk scent as well as is a low-grade selection of artificial musk, but it is cheap and also simple to get. It is commonly used in aesthetic significances and also soap significances as a fixative. The dose is 0.03-0.15% in soap, 0.003-0.015% in detergent, 0.2-0.5% in perfume, 0.01-0.05% in balm and lotion.

Musk Xylene Production Method

1,3-xylene-5-tert-butylbenzene is produced by the action of tert-chlorobutane and m-xylene in the presence of aluminum trichloride, and then nitrated with concentrated nitric acid in the presence of dehydrating agent sulfuric acid, then layered, Separation, washing after neutralization with alkali, and then derived under reduced pressure distillation.

Ecological Information for Musk Xylene

The production of musk xylene may be released right into the atmosphere with different waste streams; its use in cosmetics as a scent as well as in part in detergents, fabric softeners, family cleansing items and also various other fragranced products will cause its direct release to the environment. If launched to air, the vapor pressure at 25 ° C is 2.25X10-7 mm Hg, showing that xylene musk will certainly exist in the ambience in both vapor and also particle stages. Vapor-phase xylene musks are weakened in the atmosphere by response with photochemically generated hydroxyl radicals; the half-life of this response in air is approximated to be 40 days. The particle phase xylene musk will be removed from the ambience by wet as well as completely dry deposition. Xylene musk contains chromophores that take in at wavelengths > 290 nm and, as a result, might be at risk to guide photolysis by sunlight. If released right into soil, musk xylene is not anticipated to be mobile based upon an approximated Koc of 1.2 X10 +4. Based on an approximated Henry’s law constant of 5.9X10-7 atm-cu m/mole, volatilization from moist dirt surfaces may be a vital, relatively slow-moving destiny process. In addition, sorption by soil is expected to attenuate volatilization. Based upon its vapor stress, musk xylene is not anticipated to vaporize from dry soil surfaces. Utilizing the Japanese MITI I test, it reached 2% of the academic body within 4 weeks, showing that biodegradation is not an essential environmental destiny process in soil and also soil. Based on an estimated Henry’s law constant of 5.9X10-7 atm-cu m/mole, volatilization from moist dirt surfaces might be a crucial, relatively slow fate process. On top of that, sorption by soil is expected to attenuate volatilization. Based on its vapor pressure, musk xylene is not anticipated to evaporate from completely dry dirt surfaces. Making Use Of the Japanese MITI I examination, it reached 2% of the theoretical BOD within 4 weeks, indicating that biodegradation is not a vital ecological destiny procedure in dirt as well as soil. Based on an approximated Henry’s regulation constant of 5.9X10-7 atm-cu m/mole, volatilization from wet dirt surface areas may be a crucial, reasonably sluggish destiny procedure. Furthermore, sorption by soil is anticipated to attenuate volatilization. Based on its vapor stress, musk xylene is not anticipated to evaporate from dry soil surfaces. Using the Japanese MITI I examination, it got to 2% of the academic BOD within 4 weeks, suggesting that biodegradation is not an essential ecological fate procedure in soil and soil. water. If released right into water, based on the approximated Koc, xylene musk is anticipated to adsorb to put on hold solids and also debris. Volatilization from the surface area is not anticipated to be an important fate procedure based on the estimated Henry’s regulation constant for this substance. The estimated volatilization half-lives were 110 days as well as > 1 year for the model river and version lake, respectively. Measured BCF values range from 1,400 to 6,810, indicating very high bioconcentrations in aquatic microorganisms, offered the substance is not metabolized by the microorganism. Hydrolysis is not expected to be an important ecological destiny procedure since the compound lacks practical teams that hydrolyze under ambient conditions (pH 5 to 9). Job-related direct exposure may take place via breathing and dermal direct exposure to xylene musk substances in offices where xylene musk is produced or made use of. Surveillance information show that the basic populace might be subjected to xylene musk via intake of contaminated food or breathing. Skin absorption might play a role after using perfumes and cosmetics containing musk to the skin or making use of textiles consisting of musk residue from washing detergent.

About Products:
If you need Musk Xylene as a cosmetic raw material, please contact our service staff directly, and we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
As an experienced Musk Xylene manufacturer and supplier, ZSpharmac will provide Musk Xylene raw materials to customers all over the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has been adhering to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, customer first”, and has won unanimous praise from domestic and foreign customers.

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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