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Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material

Synonym: 2-Butanone, Ethyl methyl ketone, MEK, Methyl ethyl ketone

  • CAS Number 78-93-3

  • Linear Formula C2H5COCH3

  • Molecular Weight 72.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 741880

  •  MDL number MFCD00011648

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

grade   certified reference material
  pharmaceutical secondary standard
vapor density   2.49 (vs air)
vapor pressure   71 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   960 °F
expl. lim.   10.1 %
packaging   pkg of 20 mL
refractive index   n20/D 1.379 (lit.)
bp   80 °C (lit.)
mp   −87 °C (lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
pharmacopeia traceability   traceable to USP 1430101
SMILES string   CC(CC)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3
InChI key   ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Pharmaceutical secondary standards for application in quality control provide pharma laboratories and manufacturers with a convenient and cost-effective alternative to the preparation of in-house working standards

Analysis Note

These secondary standards offer multi-traceability to the USP, EP and BP primary standards, where they are available.

Other Notes

This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

Footnote

To see an example of a Certificate of Analysis for this material enter LRAB9767 in the Documents slot below. This is an example certificate only and may not be the lot that you receive.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
26.6 °F - Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
-3 °C - Not applicable
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