Methyl Isopropyl Ketone
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Title: Methyl Isopropyl Ketone
CAS Registry Number: 563-80-4
CAS Name: 3-Methyl-2-butanone
Additional Names: 2-acetylpropane
Molecular Formula: C5H10O
Molecular Weight: 86.13
Percent Composition: C 69.72%, H 11.70%, O 18.58%
Line Formula: (CH3)2CHCOCH3
Literature References: Prepn: E. Frankland, B. F. Duppa, Ann. 138, 328 (1866). Large scale prepn: T. W. Mears et al., J. Res. Natl. Bur. Stand. 44, 299 (1950). Miscibility profile: W. M. Jackson, J. S. Drury, Ind. Eng. Chem. 51, 1491 (1959). Thermodynamic properties: J. L. Hales et al., Trans. Faraday Soc. 63, 1876 (1967). Acute toxicity: H. Tanii et al., Toxicol. Lett. 30, 13 (1986).
Properties: Colorless, flammable liquid with an acetone-like odor. bp760 94.2°. fp -94.4°. d20 0.8100; d25 0.8061. nD20 1.3887; nD25 1.3861. Log P (n-octanol/water): 0.56. LD50 orally in male mice: 29.86 mmol/kg (Tanii).
Boiling point: bp760 94.2°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.3887; nD25 1.3861
Log P: Log P (n-octanol/water): 0.56
Density: d20 0.8100; d25 0.8061
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in male mice: 29.86 mmol/kg (Tanii)
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are irritation of eyes, skin, mucous membranes, respiratory system; cough. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 212; Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology vol 2C, G. D. Clayton, F. E. Clayton, Eds. (Wiley-Interscience, New York, 4th ed., 1994) pp 1776-1779.
Use: Solvent.

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