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78-93-3 - 2-Butanone, 99% - Methyl ethyl ketone - MEK - L13185 - Alfa Aesar

L13185 2-Butanone, 99%

CAS Number
78-93-3
Synonyms
Methyl ethyl ketone
MEK

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 26.40
1000ml 34.80
2500ml 57.50
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2-Butanone, 99%

MDL
MFCD00011648
EINECS
201-159-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O
Formula Weight
72.11
Melting point
-87°
Boiling Point
80°
Flash Point
-3°(26°F)
Density
0.805
Refractive Index
1.3785
Solubility
Miscible with cold water, diethyl ether and acetone.

Applications

2-Butanone is used as a solvent and for extractions in the pharmaceutical industry. 2-butanone acts as oxidant for the iridium-catalyzed oxidations of primary alcohols. It is useful for the catalytic transfer hydrogenation on MgO.

Notes

It is stable, incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases, strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Suzuki, T.; Morita, K.; Tsuchida, M.; Hiroi, K. Iridium-Catalyzed Oppenauer Oxidations of Primary Alcohols Using Acetone or 2-Butanone as Oxidant. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68 (4), 1601-1602.

Szollosi, G.; Bartok, M. Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of 2-butanone on MgO. New active surface sites generated by treatment with chloroform. Catal. Lett. 1999, 59 (2-4), 179-185.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H336

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6072
Beilstein
741880
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EL6475000

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