Other names: Di methyl ketone ,2- propanone
Color and odor: Colorless ,volatile dense liquid with a sweet smell
Melting point: -94.3OC
Boiling point: 56.2OC
Flash point: – 9.4OC
Density: 0.792 at 20 OC
Refractive index: 1.3591 at 20 OC
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 , Spectrum 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.