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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methyl-3-heptanone

99%

Synonym(s):
Butyl isopropyl ketone
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3COCH(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
128.21
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.411 (lit.)

bp

158-160 °C (lit.)

density

0.816 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(=O)C(C)C

InChI

1S/C8H16O/c1-4-5-6-8(9)7(2)3/h7H,4-6H2,1-3H3

InChI key

XYYMFUCZDNNGFS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Methyl-3-heptanone is a colorless to light yellow liquid. It is one of the trace taste- and odor-causing organic compounds present in natural water.

Application

2-Methyl-3-heptanone was used as an internal standard in dynamic headspace sampling, direct solvent extraction and vacuum simultaneous steam distillation–solvent extraction for sample preparation in volatile compound analysis in Thai soy sauce. It was used as an internal standard in the identification of volatile flavor compounds of stored nonfat dry milk using gas chromatography-olfactometry and aroma extract dilution analysis.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

109.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

43 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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