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2-Butanone

FCC, FG

Synonym: Ethyl methyl ketone, MEK, Methyl ethyl ketone

  • CAS Number 78-93-3

  • Linear Formula C2H5COCH3

  • Molecular Weight 72.11

  •  FEMA Number 2170

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 741880

  •  EC Number 201-159-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 753

  •  MDL number MFCD00011648

  •  eCl@ss 39021202

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900680

  •  Flavis number 7.053

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories A - D, A-B, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
  FDA 21 CFR 175.320
vapor density   2.49 (vs air)
vapor pressure   71 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   960 °F
expl. lim.   10.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.379 (lit.)
bp   80 °C (lit.)
mp   −87 °C (lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   ethereal
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CC(CC)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3
InChI key   ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Packaging

1 kg in aluminum bottle

8, 20 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
RIDADR 
UN1193 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethyl methyl ketone
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
EL6475000
Flash Point(F) 
26.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-3 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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