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103128 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methyl-3-heptanone

99%

Synonym: Butyl isopropyl ketone

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C7 to C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Ketones,
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

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1224 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ketones, liquid, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
109.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
43 °C - closed cup

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