July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020



Grade : Technical
Form : Liquid
Spec. No : PR/IPH/17/06-04
Other Trade Name : 1,1,3-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexene-5-one
a-Isophorone, 3,5,5-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
CAS NO. : 78-59-1
UN No. :
(non-hazardous for transport)

Chemical Formula : C9H14O
Molecular Weight : 138.21
Appearance : Clear liquid, free from suspended matter ASTM E2680
Purity (a + b isomers) (%) : 99.0 min GC analysis
Colour (Pt-Co) : 50 max (at time of dispatch) ASTM D1209
Moisture (%) : 0.1 max ASTM D1364
Acidity as acetic acid (%) : 0.01 max ASTM D1613
Distillation Range (°C ): 210 – 216 ASTM D1078
Specific Gravity @ 20 (°C ): 0.918 – 0.923 ASTM D1298
Packing : 195 Kg MS Drum or Bulk packing in ISO Tank/Tanker Load
Applications : As a solvent for resins, lacquers, inks and PVC
In manufacture of perfumery chemicals and intermediates
In manufacture of polyurethanes for light stable weather resistant urethane coating
Intermediate for Isophorone diamine, Isophorone diisocyanate, Trimethylcyclohexanone
In pesticide and herbicide formulations
In vinyl chloride/acetate-based coating systems for metal cans, other metal paints,
nitrocellulose finishes and printing inks for plastics.

Safety and Handling : Refer Safety Data Sheet
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