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2,6-Xylidine is an important building block, for example in pharmaceutical active ingredients like lidocaine or ranolazine. Further applications are known in the field of agrochemicals, for example fungicides of the phenylamide type or herbicides of the chloroacetanilide type.

2,6-Xylidine is a major building block, for example for the synthesis of drugs like lidocaine and ranolazine. Another application is the production of crop protection agents like phenylamide-type fungicides or chloroacetanilide-type herbicides.

Product CAS No. M [g/mol] Assay [%] b.p [C] m.p. [C]
2,6-Xylidine 87-62-7 121.18 min. 99 216 12