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Diethyl ketone

Synonyms & Trade Names
DEK, Dimethylacetone, Ethyl ketone, Metacetone, 3-Pentanone, Propione
CAS No.
96-22-0
RTECS No.
SA8050000
DOT ID & Guide
1156 127
Formula
CH3CH2COCH2CH3
Conversion
1 ppm = 3.53 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 200 ppm (705 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with an acetone-like odor.
Molecular Weight
86.2
Boiling Point
215°F
Freezing Point
-44°F
Solubility
5%
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 35 mmHg
Ionization Potential
9.32 eV
Specific Gravity
0.81
Flash Point
(oc) 55°F
Upper Exposive Limit
6.4%
Lower Explosive Limit
1.6%
Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 73°F and BP at or above 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, alkalis, mineral acids, (hydrogen peroxide + nitric acid)
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, mucous membrane, respiratory system; cough, sneezing
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:No recommendation
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:Daily
Remove:When wet (flammable)
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
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