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Methyl ethyl ketone

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Butanone, also known as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), is an organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CH2CH3. This colorless liquid ketone has a sharp, sweet odor reminiscent of butterscotch and acetone. It is produced industrially on a large scale, and also occurs in trace amounts in nature.It is soluble in water and is commonly used as an industrial solven.


Physical and Chemical Properties​​

  • Physical state and appearance: Liquid.

  • Color: Clear Colorless.

  • Taste: Not available.

  • pH (1% soln/water): Not available.

  • Molecular Weight: 72.12g/mole

  • Boiling Point: 79.6 (175.3°F)

  • Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

  • Melting Point: -86°C (-122.8°F)

  • Odor: Acetone-like Pleasant.Pungent.Sweetish.

  • Critical Temperature: 262.5°C (504.5°F)

  • Odor Threshold: 0.25 ppm

  • Specific Gravity: 0.805(Water = 1)

  • Vapor Density: 2.41 (Air = 1) p. 4

  • Vapor Pressure: 10.3 kPa (@ 20°C)

  • Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: The product is more soluble in oil; log(oil/water) = 0.3

  • Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water, diethyl ether, acetone.

  • Solubility: Soluble in cold water, diethyl ether, acetone

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