m-Xylylenediamine (1,3-Benzenedimethanamine/ MXDA)

CAS Number: 1477-55-0






Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.



Product details


Chemical formula: C8H12N2

Molecular weight: 136.2


Typical Properties


  Appearance, visual Colorless liquid
Purity, wt% 99.8
Viscosity,mPa/s,20℃ 6.8
Boiling Point, ℃ 273
Freezing Point, ℃ 14.1
Flash Point, ℃(Cleveland open tester) 139
Amine Value 824
Active Hydrogen Equivalent Weight 34
Solubility Soluble in water, ether and benzene
Insoluble in n-hexane,cyclohexane,i-octane


Specification of the Product 


  Appearance, Visual Colorless liquid
Purity, Titration method, % ≧99.0
Color, Gardner ≦1
Specific gravity, d204 1.048-1.056


Applications: Epoxy resin curing agent, Polyurethane


Explanation of the Product:

MXDA (metaxylenediamine) is a diamine of colorless liquid at the room temperature. It is an aliphatic diamine with benzene ring. This chemical structure contributes unique characteristics when used in epoxy, polyamide and urethane system.
In the paint and coating area, MXDA has been used as an epoxy curing agent globally for more than 30 years. The epoxy curing agent features low temperature curable, and makes coatings highly chemical resistant



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Precautions for Safe Handling and Use:

Extinguishing media
Dry chemical, Regular foam, Carbon dioxide
Health safety precautions
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor.
Wash thoroughly the face, the hands after handling.
Storage conditions
Store in cool and dry place with adequate ventilation. For Specific safety, handling and toxicity information, please refer to the latest MSDS.


Safe Handling and Use.

If inhaled
Remove to fresh air immediately. Call a physician.
Skin contact
Wash exposed area thoroughly with plenty of soap and water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
Eye contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water enough. Call a physician.
If swallwed
Immediately give 2 large glasses of water if victim is conscious. Call a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Chemical Registration

CAS: 1477-55-0

EINECS: 216-032-5



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