Hexan-2-one

N-butyl methyl ketone, methyl butyl ketone, Propyl acetone

How to detect Hexan-2-one

Formula: C6H12O | CAS: 591-78-6

Synonyms: N-butyl methyl ketone, methyl butyl ketone, Propyl acetone

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC6H12O
CAS no.591-78-6
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eVNA
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV0.8
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV0.7
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.24
Molecular Weight, g/mole100.0
Melting point, °C-57.2
Boiling point, °C127.6
Flash point, °C25
Upper Explosive Limit, %7.4
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %1.2
Density, g.cm⁻³0.8113
Ionisation Energy, eV9.34
EH40 TWA, ppm5
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³21
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm1
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³4
NIOSH IDLH, ppm1600
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm100
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³410

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