2-Pentanone

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Pentan-2-one
Skeletal formula of 2-pentanone
Ball-and-stick model of 2-pentanone
Identifiers
CAS number 107-87-9 YesY
PubChem 7895
ChemSpider 7607 YesY
UNII I97392I10V YesY
KEGG C01949 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:16472 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL45345 YesY
RTECS number CY1400000
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C5H10O
Molar mass 86.13 g/mol
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor resembling acetone
Density 0.809 g/ml
Melting point −86 °C (−123 °F; 187 K)
Boiling point 102 °C (216 °F; 375 K)
Vapor pressure 3.6 kPa (20 °C)
Refractive index (nD) 1.390 (20 °C)
Viscosity 0.50 mPa·s (20 °C)
Hazards
Flash point 10 °C (50 °F)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

2-Pentanone or methyl propyl ketone (MPK) is a ketone and solvent of minor importance. It is comparable to MEK (Methyl ethyl ketone), but has a lower solvency and is more expensive.[1] It occurs in leaf tobacco.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Stoye (2007), "Solvents", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry (7th ed.), Wiley, pp. 55–56 
  2. ^ T. C. Tso (2007), "Tobacco", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry (7th ed.), Wiley, p. 19