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3-Pentanone is mainly used as a solvent in paint and a precursor to vitamin E. It is used as a reagent to synthesize ethyl 2-cyano-3,3-diethylacrylate by Knoevenagel condensation. It also shows anticonvulsant effect in several types of mouse seizure models. It serves as an intermediate in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Le, S. T.; Asahara, H.; Nishiwaki, N. Tailor-Made Synthesis of N,N,2,6-Tetrasubstituted 4-Nitroanilines by Three-Component Ring Transformation of Dinitropyridone. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 2015 (6), 1203-1206.
Cripewell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. Vapor-Liquid Equilibria Measurements for the Nine n-Alkane/Ketone Pairs Comprising 2-, 3-, and 4-Heptanone with n-Octane, n-Nonane, and n-Decane. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2015, 60 (3), 602-611.
Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H335-H336
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P337+P313-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant