4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone (diacetone alcohol) - CAS # 123-42-2

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CAS 123-42-2 - 4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone

Chemical Name:  4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone (diacetone alcohol)

Chemical Formula:  C6H12O2

CAS Number:  123-42-2

EC Number (EINECS):  204-626-7

Synonyms:  2-Pentanone, 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-;Acetonyldimethylcarbinol;Diacetone alcohol;Diketone alcohol;Tyranton;4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanone;(CH3)2C(OH)CH2C(O)CH3;4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone;2-Methyl-2-pentanol-4-one;4-Methyl-2-pentanon-4-ol;Pyranton a;Diacetonalcohol;Diacetonalcool;Diacetonalkohol;Diacetone-alcool;4-Hydroxy-2-keto-4-methylpentane;4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-pentan-2-on;4-Idrossi-4-metil-pentan-2-one;Diacetone;4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanone-2;Pyrant

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Melting Point:  -50 C

Boiling Point:  169 C

Vapor Density:  4.0 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  0.8 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  52 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  1.8 - 6.9%

Water Solubility:  complete

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, amines, ammonia, strong acids, strong bases, alkalies, aluminium.

Molecular Weight:  116.1583

Alternate Names:  4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone | Diacetone Alcohol | 4OHMIBK

Department:  Organics

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Related Analytes (4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone (diacetone alcohol)):
Caprylic alcohol (Octyl alcohol)    1-Decanol (decyl alcohol)    4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl alcohol (vanillic alcohol)    Poly(vinyl alcohol)   

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