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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Butanone, 99%

$40.65 - $53.57

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 78-93-3
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula CH3COCH2CH3
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00011648
UN Number UN1193
Beilstein 741880
Merck Index 14,6072
Synonym Methyl ethyl ketone; MEK
Chemical Name or Material 2-Butanone
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2-Butanone is used as a solvent and for extractions in the pharmaceutical industry. 2-butanone acts as oxidant for the iridium-catalyzed oxidations of primary alcohols. It is useful for the catalytic transfer hydrogenation on MgO.

Solubility
Miscible with cold water, diethyl ether and acetone.

Notes
It is stable, incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases, strong reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

78-93-3
CH3COCH2CH3
MFCD00011648
741880
Methyl ethyl ketone; MEK
C4H8O
72.11
UN1193
14,6072
2-Butanone

Specifications

78-93-3
CH3COCH2CH3
MFCD00011648
741880
Methyl ethyl ketone; MEK
−3°C (26°F)
−87°C
2-Butanone
C4H8O
72.11
UN1193
14,6072
Characteristic
80°C
2500mL
99%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL METHYL KETONE

RTECSNumber : EL6475000

TSCA : TSCA