2-Pentanone facts for kids
Quick facts for kids2-Pentanone
|Other names||methyl propyl ketone
|Molar mass||86.13 g/mol|
-78 °C, 195 K, -108 °F
102 °C, 375 K, 216 °F
|Solubility in water||6% (20°C)|
|Vapor pressure||3.6 kPa (20 °C)|
|Refractive index (nD)||1.390 (20 °C)|
|Viscosity||0.50 mPa·s (20 °C)|
|Flash point||10 °C (50 °F)|
exposure limit (PEL)
|TWA 200 ppm (700 mg/m3)|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
2-pentanone, or methyl propyl ketone (MPK), is an organic compound. It is a ketone and is very similar to butanone, but it is more expensive to make. Because of this, it isn't used as a solvent as often as butanone. Some of it is found in tobacco.
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