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Malathion, C10H19O6PS2, is an organophosphate compound developed as a low human toxicity insecticide.
The 1H spectrum of malathion was measured with the Thermo Scientific picoSpin 80 NMR spectrometer.

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Xylene (xylol), C6H4(CH3)2, is an aromatic hydrocarbon with two methyl substituents resulting in three structural isomers, ortho-xylene, meta-xylene and para-xylene. Commercial xylene is also called xylenes to reflect that it is a mixture of isomers. It also contains a small amount ethylbenzene as an impurity, up to 25%.

The 1H NMR spectrum of xylene was measured at 45 MHz using the Thermo Scientific picoSpin 45 NMR spectrometer.

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While the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater has a high-field spectrometer available for teaching and research, Dr. Bonjour has begun using the picoSpin 45 benchtop NMR spectrometer due to is portability, ease of use, and low cost.

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