Cyclohexanone is a colorless flammable liquid,with the smell of acetone, it is slightly soluble in water and soluble in alcohol and ethylether. It is vloatile and its vapor can form explosive mixture with air,the explosion limit is 1.1%-9.4%(vol). It is irritant to eyes,nose and throat, but not corrosive.
Used for making adipic acid,caprolactam etc.,as well as dyes,insecticides,paints,resins,solvents and so on. In medical industry,it can be used to make progesterone and so on.
Synonyms: Cyclohexyl ketone
CAS No.: 108-94-1
Chemical Formula: C6H10O