Methyl butyl ketone - CAS # 591-78-6


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CAS 591-78-6 - 2-Hexanone

Chemical Name:  Methyl butyl ketone

Chemical Formula:  C6H12O

CAS Number:  591-78-6

EC Number (EINECS):  209-731-1

Synonyms:  n-Butyl methyl ketone;Butyl methyl ketone;Hexan-2-one;Methyl butyl ketone;Methyl n-butyl ketone;2-Oxohexane;n-C4H9COCH3;Hexanone-2;Ketone, butyl methyl;MBK;MNBK

Use:  Widely-used solvent

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Melting Point:  -57 C

Boiling Point:  127 C

Vapor Density:  3.45

Vapor Pressure:  10 mm Hg at 39 C

Flash Point:  35 C

Water Solubility:  moderate

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong bases, reducing agents.

Molecular Weight:  100.1589

Alternate Names:  2-Hexanone | Methyl n-Butyl Ketone | 2HAONE

Department:  Organics

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Related Analytes (Methyl butyl ketone):
p-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde    N-methyl-4-nitroaniline    N-Methylaniline    3-methylanisole    Methenamine (hexamethylenetetramine)    4,4'-Methylenebis(2-chloroaniline)    Dinitrosopentamethylenetetramine    alpha-methylcinnamaldehyde    Methyl phenylacetate    2,3-dimethyl-1-pentanol   


The chemical "Methyl n-butyl ketone" is listed on California's Proposition 65 list: 591-78-6   


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