1.09708

Supelco

Ethyl methyl ketone

for analysis EMSURE® ACS,Reag. Ph Eur

Synonym(s):
Ethyl methyl ketone, 2-Butanone, Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
72.11
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
201-159-0

storage conditions

Store at +5°C to +30°C.

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

Agency/Method

reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor pressure

105 hPa ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

514 °C

potency

3400 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>8000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

1.8-11.5 % (v/v)

pH

7 (20 °C)

bp

79.6 °C/1013 hPa

mp

-86 °C

transition temp

flash point -4 °C

solubility

292 g/L

density

0.805 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C4H8O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

EMSURE grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.5 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Appearance: clear
Color: ≤ 10 Hazen
Titrable acid: ≤ 0.0005 meq/g
Alkalinity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Density (d 20 °C/20 °C): 0.805 - 0.815
Boiling point: 79 - 80 °C
Acetone (GC): ≤ 0.05 %
2-Butanol (GC): ≤ 0.1 %
Methanol (GC): ≤ 0.05 %
2-Methylpropan-2-ol (GC): ≤ 0.1 %
Substances reducing potassium permanganate (as O): ≤ 0.0003 %
Al (Aluminium): ≤ 0.00002 %
B (Boron): ≤ 0.000002 %
Ba (Barium): ≤ 0.00001 %
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 0.00005 %
Cd (Cadmium): ≤ 0.000005 %
Co (Cobalt): ≤ 0.000002 %
Cr (Chromium): ≤ 0.000002 %
Cu (Copper): ≤ 0.000002 %
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.00001 %
Mg (Magnesium): ≤ 0.000005 %
Mn (Manganese): ≤ 0.000002 %
Ni (Nickel): ≤ 0.000002 %
Pb (Lead): ≤ 0.00001 %
Sn (Tin): ≤ 0.00001 %
Zn (Zinc): ≤ 0.00001 %
Evaporation residue: ≤ 0.001 %
Water: ≤ 0.05 %

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