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103004 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Hexanone

reagent grade, 98%

Synonym: Butyl methyl ketone

  • CAS Number 591-78-6

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3COCH3

  • Molecular Weight 100.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1737676

  •  EC Number 209-731-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00009482

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749014

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Quality Level   100
grade   reagent grade
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 39 °C)
assay   98%
form   liquid
refractive index   n20/D 1.401 (lit.)
bp   127 °C (lit.)
mp   −57 °C (lit.)
density   0.812 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCC(C)=O
InChI   1S/C6H12O/c1-3-4-5-6(2)7/h3-5H2,1-2H3
InChI key   QQZOPKMRPOGIEB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Hexanone can also be synthesized via Wacker oxidation of 1-hexene. It can be used as a solvent in paints, oils and waxes.

Packaging

10, 50, 250 g in glass bottle

Application

Inhalation is suspected of causing peripheral neuropathy.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
RIDADR 
UN1224 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ketones, liquid, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
MP1400000
Flash Point(F) 
73.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
23 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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