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Ethyl methyl ketone

(2-butanone) EMPLURA®

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Synonym(s):
Ethyl methyl ketone, 2-Butanone, Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
72.11
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
201-159-0

vapor pressure

105 hPa ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

product line

EMPLURA®

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

514 °C

potency

3400 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>8000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

1.8-11.5 % (v/v)

impurities

≤0.002% Free acid (as CH3COOH)
≤0.1% Water

pH

7 (20 °C)

bp

79.6 °C/1013 hPa

mp

-86 °C

transition temp

flash point -4 °C

solubility

292 g/L

density

0.805 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C4H8O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

ZWEHNKRNPOVVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Essential Grade
assay

≥99% (GC)

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.0%

solubility

292 g/L

solubility

-

solubility

-

solubility

-

transition temp

flash point -4 °C

transition temp

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transition temp

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transition temp

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density

0.805 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

mp

-86 °C

mp

−87 °C (lit.)

mp

−87 °C (lit.)

mp

−87 °C (lit.)

General description

EMPLURA® is our low-cost alternative to high-purity qualities. With EMPLURA we offer a range of solvents for a plurality of basic applications in non-regulated industries and for less demanding applications, preparative laboratory work and cleaning purposes. EMPLURA solvents provide adequate specifications with the most important parameters.

Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.0 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Free acid (as CH₃COOH): ≤ 0.002 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.804 - 0.805
Water: ≤ 0.1 %

Legal Information

EMPLURA is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Central nervous system

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Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

30.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

-1 °C - closed cup


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