2-Pentanone is used as a solvent for lacquers and surface coatings. It acts as a flavoring agent. It is also used as a solvent for cleaning and degreasing purpose. Further, it serves as an intermediate, paint additive and coating additive.
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Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H225-H302-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P260-P201-P280a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. 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.