Abbreviation MXDA / Meta-xylenediamine / m-xylenediamine

MXDA chemical structure contributes unique characteristics when used in epoxy, polyamide and urethane systems. MXDA has been used as an epoxy curing agent globally for more than 30 years in the paint and coating industry. Features low temperature curing and high chemical resistance.

Figure: Structural formula of m-xylenediamine
Chemical formula:C8H12N2

Molecular weight: 136.2

Physical Properties
Appearance, visual Colorless liquid
Purity, wt% 99.8
Viscosity,mPa/s, 20℃ 6.8
Boiling Point, ℃ 271.085±0.5
Freezing Point, ℃ <14.1
Flash Point, ℃
(Cleveland open tester)
Amine Value 824
Active Hydrogen Equivalent Weight 34
Solubility Soluble in water, ether and benzene
Insoluble in n-hexane, cyclohexane, i-octane
Appearance, Visual Colorless liquid
Purity, Titration method, % ≧99.0
Color, Gardner ≦1
Specific gravity, d204 1.048-1.056
Container Information Available in isocontainers and 200 Kg steel drums
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 current Material Safety Data Sheet.

First Aid
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
Numbers EINECS: 216-032-5
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