Cyclohexanone, ≥99%, Alfa Aesar™
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A15607AE
Cyclohexanone is used in the preparation of synthetic polymer such as nylon 6,6 and nylon 6. It acts as a solvent in organic synthesis. Its derivatives are used for the synthesis of dyes, rubber chemicals, plasticizers and pharmaceuticals. Further, it is involved in the preparation of cyclohexanone oxime, which rearranges to give caprolactam in the presence of sulfuric acid catalyst.
Miscible with diethyl ether, acetone and alcohol. Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, red metals, lead, amines, sulfuric acid, nitric acid, strong acids, aliphatic amines, rubber, resins and alkalies.
|154°C to 156°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CYCLOHEXANONE
RTECSNumber : GW1050000
TSCA : TSCA