Ethyl isopropyl ketone

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Ethyl isopropyl ketone
Ethyl isopropyl ketone
CAS number 565-69-5
PubChem 11265
ChemSpider 10791 YesY
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Molecular formula C6H12O
Molar mass 100.16 g/mol
Density 0.811 g/cm3[1]
Melting point < 25 °C (77 °F; 298 K)
Boiling point 113 °C (235 °F; 386 K)[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Ethyl isopropyl ketone, or 2-methyl-3-pentanone, is an aliphatic ketone with used as a reagent in organic chemistry and as a solvent.

Its fully fluorinated analog is known as Novec 1230 and is used in gaseous fire suppression.


  1. ^ a b "2-Methyl-3-pentanone". Sigma-Aldrich.