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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Butanone, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Butanone
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
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AAL131850F

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alfa aesar™
L131850F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAL13185AP

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alfa aesar™
L13185AP
500mL Each for $39.78
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00011648
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL METHYL KETONE
Merck Index 14,6072
CAS 78-93-3
RTECS Number EL6475000
Odor Characteristic
Molecular Formula C4H8O
UN Number UN1193
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material 2-Butanone
TSCA TSCA
Synonym Methyl ethyl ketone; MEK
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H319-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Assay 99%
Melting Point −87°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Linear Formula CH3COCH2CH3
Beilstein 741880
Quantity 2500mL
Boiling Point 80°C
Flash Point −3°C (26°F)

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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