- Formula: C8H6Cl4
- Molecular weight: 243.945
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: CTSQZGJZQUVGBQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 877-10-1
- Chemical structure:
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- Other names: 1,2,4,5-Tetrachloro-3,6-dimethylbenzene; P-xylene, 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro; 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-p-xylene
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Condensed phase thermochemistry data
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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
|fH°solid||-41.64||kcal/mol||Ccr||Hu and Sinke, 1969|
|fH°solid||-42.06||kcal/mol||Ccr||Smith, Scott, et al., 1964|
|cH°solid||-938.38||kcal/mol||Ccr||Hu and Sinke, 1969|
|cH°solid||-937.84 ± 0.14||kcal/mol||Ccr||Smith, Scott, et al., 1964||Reanalyzed by Cox and Pilcher, 1970, Original value = -937.4 ± 0.14 kcal/mol|
Phase change data
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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
|Tfus||521.||K||N/A||Smith, Scott, et al., 1964, 2||Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC|
|Tfus||370.||K||N/A||Colson, 1887||Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC|
Enthalpy of fusion
|fusH (kcal/mol)||Temperature (K)||Reference||Comment|
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Data compiled by: Coblentz Society, Inc.
Condensed Phase Spectrum
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|Origin||TENNESSEE EASTMAN COMPANY, RESEARCH LABORATORIES|
|Source reference||COBLENTZ NO. 2380|
|Date||Not specified, most likely prior to 1970|
|State||SOLID (KBr PELLET)|
|Instrument||Not specified, most likely a prism, grating, or hybrid spectrometer.|
|Data processing||DIGITIZED BY NIST FROM HARD COPY|
|Melting point||223 C|
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Hu and Sinke, 1969
Hu, A.T.; Sinke, G.C., Combustion calorimetry of some chlorinated organic compounds, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1969, 1, 507-513. [all data]
Smith, Scott, et al., 1964
Smith, N.K.; Scott, D.W.; McCullough, J.P., Combustion calorimetry of organic chlorine compounds. The heat of combustion of 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-p-xylene, J. Phys. Chem., 1964, 68, 934-939. [all data]
Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds, Academic Press, New York, 1970, 1-636. [all data]
Smith, Scott, et al., 1964, 2
Smith, N.K.; Scott, D.W.; McCullough, J.P., J. Phys. Chem., 1964, 68, 934. [all data]
Colson, XX, C. R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci., 1887, 104, 428. [all data]
Acree, William E., Thermodynamic properties of organic compounds: enthalpy of fusion and melting point temperature compilation, Thermochimica Acta, 1991, 189, 1, 37-56, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(91)87098-H . [all data]
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- Symbols used in this document:
Tfus Fusion (melting) point cH°solid Enthalpy of combustion of solid at standard conditions fH°solid Enthalpy of formation of solid at standard conditions fusH Enthalpy of fusion
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