xylyl


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xylyl

(ˈzaɪlɪl)
n
(Chemistry) (modifier) of, containing, or denoting the group of atoms (CH3)2C6H3-, derived from xylene
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The first tear gas, used in World War I, was made from a compound called xylyl bromide.
Typical oils are castor oil, canola oil, mineral oil, ethyl hexyl phthalate, phenyl xylyl ethane, isopropyl biphenyl and polydimethyl siloxane.
Lachrymators (tear-producing agents) like chloroacetone (CA), xylyl bromide (white cross), and chloroacetophenone (CN), along with vomiting agents diphenylaminearsine (DM and adamsite) and chlorpicrin (PS) were used in hand grenades, mortar rounds, and artillery shells.