3-Pentanone

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3-Pentanone
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Pentan-3-one
Other names
Diethyl ketone, diethylketone, 3-pentanone, dimethyl acetone, propione, metacetone, methacetone, ethyl ketone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
Abbreviations DEK
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.265
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Properties
C5H10O
Molar mass 86.13 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid[1]
Odor Acetone-like[2]
Density 0.81 g/cm3 at 20 °C[2]
Melting point −39 °C (−38 °F; 234 K)[2]
Boiling point 102 °C (216 °F; 375 K)[2]
35 g/L[2]
Vapor pressure 35 mmHg[1]
-58.14·10−6 cm3/mol
Hazards
Explosive limits 1.6%-6.4%[1]
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-Pentanone, also called diethyl ketone, is an organic compound. It is a ketone with five carbon atoms. It smells like acetone and is soluble in water. It is used as a solvent in paint and is used to make vitamin E.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards #0212". National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Record in the GESTIS Substance Database of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health