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3-Hexanone is a perfuming agent. It is used as a solvent. 3-Hexanone was used in a study to determine Henry?s law coefficients by combination of the equilibrium partitioning in closed systems technique in combination with solid-phase microextraction. It was used as test species in a study for quantitative determination of volatile organic compounds by chemical ionization reaction mass spectrometry. It was used to study the inhibitory activity of some aromatic and aliphatic ketones against Clostridium Botulinum spores and cells.
Esther de la Fuente.; Rosa M. Valencia-Barrera.; sabel Martínez-Castro.; Jesús Sanz. Occurrence of 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-3-hexanone and 3-hydroxy-5-methyl-2-hexanone as indicators of botanic origin in eucalyptus honeys. Food Chem. 2007, 103 (4),1176-1180 .
Takeo Miyazawa.; Takeshi Endo.; Shigeo Shiihashi.; Makoto Okawara. Selective oxidation of alcohols by oxoaminium salts (R2N:O+ X-).J. Org. Chem. 1985, 50 (8),1332-1334 .
Hazard Statements: H225-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P363-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 skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant