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2-Hexanone, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 591-78-6
Molecular Formula C6H12O
Formula Weight 100.16
MDL Number MFCD00009482
UN Number UN1224
Beilstein 1737676
Merck Index 14,6033
Synonym n-Butyl methyl ketone; MBK
Chemical Name or Material 2-Hexanone
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2-Hexanone acts as a solvent for lacquers, ink thinners, nitrocellulose, resins and waxes. It is also employed in the preparation of (+/-)-monomorine. It also plays a useful role in the preparation of alcohols by transfer hydrogenation of ketones. Further, it is used as a medium evaporating solvent for nitrocellulose acrylates, vinyl and alkyd coatings.

Solubility
Miscible with acetone, ethanol and ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong bases and reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

591-78-6
100.16
UN1224
14,6033
2-Hexanone
C6H12O
MFCD00009482
1737676
n-Butyl methyl ketone; MBK

Specifications

23°C (73°F)
126° to 127°C
10g
C6H12O
MFCD00009482
1737676
n-Butyl methyl ketone; MBK
98%
Pungent
−56°C
591-78-6
100.16
UN1224
14,6033
2-Hexanone

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H372-H361-H226-H336
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P261-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: KETONES, LIQUID, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : MP1400000

TSCA : TSCA