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Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK)
May 18, 2018

Description:2-Propanone; Dimethyl ketone

Physical and Chemical Property: Flammable Liquid

Molecular Formula: CH3COCH2C(CH3)2

CAS No: 108-10-1




Clear Liquid

Purity , wt,%

99.50 min

Color, Pt/Co.

10 max

Density @20°C

0.799 ~ 0.803

Water, wt, %

0.1 max

Acidity, as acetic   acid, wt,%

0.02 max

Refractive Index at   20°C


Distillation Range


114.0 min

DP, °C

117.0 max

Packed in 165 kg/200L steel drum or bulk; 20'FCL= 13.2MT (80 drums)

Application:It is used for solvent of nitrocelluloses, gums, lacquer and recovery of used Uranium. MIBK is also used in the pharmaceutical and electroplate industry. In addition to these applications, new filed is semiconductor industry.
Storage and transportation: Drums and containers should be stored in a well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition and heat. The storage temperature should not exceed 40°C.