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Methyl Ethyl Ketone

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

CAS #

78-93-3

SYNONYM

2-Butanone; MEK; DEA Code 6714; 2-Butanone; Butanone

FORMULA

C4H8O

PRODUCT TYPE

Chemical

HAZARD

3 Flammable Liquids

Typical Product Specifications

APPEARANCE

Colorless

PURITY

99.5% Minimum

COLOR

10 APHA Maximum

MOISTURE

1,000 ppm Maximum

ACIDITY AS ACETIC ACID

30 ppm Maximum

SPECIFIC GRAVITY 20/20 DEG C

0.805 - 0.807

BOILING POINT

78.5 - 81.0 degrees C

NON-VOLATILE MATTER

0.0030% Maximum

AROMATICS

Absent

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Methyl Ethyl Ketone distributor CAS: 78-93-3 C4H8O  chemical structure

ODOR

acetone-like odor

VAPOR PRESSURE

71.2 mm (20 c)

MELTING POINT

-86 c

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.3814 (15 c)

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

72.10

FLASH POINT

(toc) 24 f

SOLUBILITY

4 parts water, benzene, alcohol, ether, oxygenated and chlorinated solvs.

DENSITY

0.8255 (04 c)

VISCOSITY

0.40 cp

NOTES

The sale of this product is regulated by the DEA. 

DEA Code: 6714

Harmonized Code: 2914.12.0000

Industrially, MEK is used as a solvent in processing Coatings and Resins

It is also widely used in Plastics production.  

Use: PERFUMING, SOLVENT

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