Methyl isobutyl ketone
Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) is an organic compound. This clear, colorless liquid is widely used as a solvent. MIBK is very flammable with a high vapor pressure; use only with good ventilation and avoid all ignition sources. MIBK exposure is possible in both industrial and consumer applications.
Synonyms : Isopropylacetone, Hexone, Isobutyl methyl ketone
CAS No. : 108-10-1
Chemical Formula : C6H12O
Methyl isobutyl ketone is used as a solvent for manufacturing: paints, rubbers, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and machinery. It is used in the semiconductor industry and the fragrance and flavor industry. It is used as a dry cleaning agent. It has been used as a pesticide. Methyl isobutyl ketone is also used in uranium extraction.