Product Overview

Dichloro Meta xylenol (DCMX)

DCMX is an organic compound that is used as a preservative and disinfectant. It has been shown to have antibacterial activity against the bacterial skin pathogens Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. DCMX has also been found to be effective against fungi, yeast, and viruses. This compound is effective in reducing the number of bacteria on contaminated surfaces by binding to cell membranes and disrupting their function. DCMX has been shown to be a good alternative for preserving food that cannot be irradiated or pasteurized due to its low toxicity, environmental stability, and low cost.

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Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) (in Kgs.)

25 / 50(MOQ in Kgs)

Packaging Details

Drum

Grade Standard

Cosmetic Grade

Physical State

Powder

Color

Off White to Brown

CAS Number

133-53-9

Chemical Formula

C8H8Cl2O

Chemical Names

Dichloro Meta Xylenol

Purity %

˃ 90%

Packaging Type

Drum

Appearance

Off-White to Brown Crystalline Powder with Characteristic Odour

Molecular Weight

191.11

Synonyms

2,4-Dichloro-3,5-xylenol DCMX

Melting Point

82 – 96 ˚ C

Storage Temperature

At Room Temperature

Molecular Formula

C8H8CL2O

Solubility

Insoluble in Water, Soluble in Methanol, Acetone, Chloroform & Alkali Solutions.

Shelf Life

5 years from the manufacturing date

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