Mixed Xylene is the chemical used to boost the octane number of gasoline. This is functional as a solvent in many end-use industries. This is also functional as a thinner in inks, adhesives and paints. This is an aromatic hydrocarbon demanded for the leather industry. Mixed Xylene has several isomers i.e., meta-xylene, para-xylene and ortho-xylene. This solvent is used to manufacture cement, enamels, lacquer, alkyd resin, and others.