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Methyl propyl ketone

CH3COCH2CH2CH3

F.W. 86.13

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Dangerous fire risk; highly flammable liquid and vapor. Causes serious eye and respiratory tract irritation; slightly toxic by ingestion. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area. LD50 1600 mg/kg. PEL 200 ppm.

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Storage:
Organic #4 in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If one is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Fair; volatile liquid. Store in a cool, dry place.
Soluble:
Miscible with alcohol and ether; slightly soluble in water.
Color:
None
Odor:
Fruity, acetone-like
CAS No.:
107-87-9
Technical Note:
Reacts with hydrogen peroxide and nitric acid to form explosive peroxides.