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2-Butanone

analytical standard

Synonym: Ethyl methyl ketone, MEK, Methyl ethyl ketone

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Related Categories A-B, A-C, A-F, A-L, Additional Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   2.49 (vs air)
vapor pressure   71 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
autoignition temp.   960 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   10.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.379(lit.)
  n20/D 1.379
bp   80 °C(lit.)
mp   −87 °C(lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1193 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethyl methyl ketone
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
EL6475000
Flash Point(F) 
26.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-3 °C
Protocols & Articles

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