3-Methyl-2-butanone

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3-Methyl-2-butanone
Names
IUPAC name
3-Methyl-2-butanone
Other names
Isopropyl methyl ketone, MIPK, 2-Acetyl propane 3-Methyl-2-butanone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.423
EC Number 209-264-3
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Properties
C5H10O
Molar mass 86.13 g/mol
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Acetone-like
Density 0.803 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Melting point −92 °C (−134 °F; 181 K)
Boiling point 92 °C (198 °F; 365 K)
6-8.2 g/l (20 °C)
Vapor pressure 8.6 kPa (20 °C)
-58.45·10−6 cm3/mol
1.389 (20 °C)
Viscosity 0.48 mPa·s (20 °C)
Hazards
Flash point 5 °C (41 °F)
U.S. Permissible
exposure limit (PEL)
none[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

3-methyl-2-butanone, also called methyl isopropyl ketone (MIPK), is an organic compound. It is a ketone with 4 carbon atoms on the main chain and a methyl group coming off the third carbon atom.

Like butanone it can be used as a solvent. It costs more to make, so is not used very often.

References[change | change source]

  1. "NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards #0424". National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).