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1430101 USP

Methyl ethyl ketone

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750439

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   2.49 (vs air)
vapor pressure   71 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   960 °F
expl. lim.   10.1 %
mfr. no.   USP
refractive index   n20/D 1.379 (lit.)
bp   80 °C (lit.)
mp   −87 °C (lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   CC(CC)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3
InChI key   ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

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