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Alfa Aesar™ 4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone
CAS 123-42-2
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004471
UN Number UN1148
Beilstein 1740440
Merck Index 14,2964
Synonym Diacetone alcohol
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AAA162480F

 
alfa aesar™
A16248-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA16248AE

 
alfa aesar™
A16248-AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA16248AP

 
alfa aesar™
A16248-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 168°C
Melting Point −47°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 58°C (136°F)
Odor Pleasant
Chemical Name or Material 4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone
CAS 123-42-2
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C6H12O2
Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004471
UN Number UN1148
Beilstein 1740440
Merck Index 14,2964
Synonym Diacetone alcohol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H319
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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 in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: DIACETONE ALCOHOL
RTECS Number SA9100000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone, is used as a solvent. It is also used as an intermediate of chemical products and is used as solvent for some industrial paint to adjust thesolubility of paint resins and regulate the evaporation rate. It is mainly used in paints and coatings (coil coatings, wood varnishes, architectural coatings…). It is a good solvent for organic peroxides.It can also be used for the treatment of textiles and leather, in chemical synthesis or as a cleaning solvent.

Solubility
It is soluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from oxidizing agents, strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
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 in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H319
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.