Other names: Di methyl ketone ,2- propanone

Color and odor: Colorless ,volatile dense liquid with a sweet smell

Melting point:  -94.3C

Boiling point: 56.2C

Flash point: – 9.4C

Density: 0.792 at 20 c

Refractive index: 1.3591 at 20 C

Solubility : it is soluble in water alcohol ,oils and Ether.

Preparation: by the oxidation of iso propyl alcohol

Grades: Technical, C-P, N-F ,Electronic , Spectro photometer

Precautions: Flammable, rapidly fire catching ,explosive ,orally less poises

Applications: in the manufacturing of different compounds like

Methyl iso butyl ketone, methyl iso butyl carbitol ,paint making

In the varnish making as a solvent ,Lacquer solvent ,Cellulose acetate,

Nail polish and nail polish remover, Nitrocellulose

as a solvent in the making of potassium iodide and potassium Permanganate

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