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Methyl isopropyl ketone

Synonyms & Trade Names
2-Acetyl propane, Isopropyl methyl ketone, 3-Methyl-2-butanone, 3-Methyl butan-2-one, MIPK
CAS No.
563-80-4
RTECS No.
EL9100000
DOT ID & Guide
2397 127
Formula
CH3COCH(CH3)2
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
199°F
Freezing Point
-134°F
Solubility
Very slight
Vapor Pressure
42 mmHg
Ionization Potential
9.32 eV
Specific Gravity
0.81
Flash Point
?
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Combustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, mucous membrane, respiratory system; cough
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0922
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