Methyl Propyl Ketone
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Title: Methyl Propyl Ketone
CAS Registry Number: 107-87-9
CAS Name: 2-Pentanone
Additional Names: ethyl acetone
Molecular Formula: C5H10O
Molecular Weight: 86.13
Percent Composition: C 69.72%, H 11.70%, O 18.58%
Line Formula: CH3CH2CH2COCH3
Literature References: Toxicity study: H. F. Smyth et al., Am. Ind. Hyg. Assoc. J. 23, 95 (1962).
Properties: Colorless liquid. d420 0.809. mp -78°. bp 102°. nD20 1.3895. Almost insol in water. Misc with alcohol, ether. LD50 orally in rats: 3.73 g/kg (Smyth).
Melting point: mp -78°
Boiling point: bp 102°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.3895
Density: d420 0.809
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 3.73 g/kg (Smyth)
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are irritation of eyes, skin and mucous membranes; headache; dermatitis; narcosis, coma. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 244.
Use: Solvent.

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