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Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Product Code : 12
Product Description

Description :

Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) is a colorless liquid with an odor similar to mothballs.  It is a flammable liquid. While it is usually in liquid form, MIBK can change into a gas. MIBK will dissolve in water, alcohols, benzenes and ethers. MIBK is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indirect food additive for adhesives, paper and paperboard, and polymers

Identification :

Synonyms : isobutyl methyl ketone,isohexanone, hexone and isopropylacetone.

CAS No. : 108-10-1

Chemical Formula : C6H12O

Applications :

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.