July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020



Grade : Technical
Form : Liquid
Spec. No : PR/MEK/20/02-02
Other Trade Name : 2-Butanone/ Methylacetone/ MEK
CAS NO. : 78-93-3
UN No. : 1193
Molecular Formula : C4H8O
Molecular Weight : 72.11
Class : 3
Packing Group : II
Appearance : Clear colorless liquid
Purity (%) : 99.5 min
Colour (Pt-Co) : 10 max
Moisture content (%) : 0.1 max
Specific Gravity@ 20°C : 0.804 – 0.807
Boiling range (°C) : 79.0 – 80.5
Acidity as acetic acid (%) : 0.002 max
Non-volatile matter (mg/100ml) : 2 max
Stability : Stable under ordinary conditions
Packing : 165 Kg New Drums or Bulk Packing
Applications : MEK is a low-boiling solvent for nitrocellulose, acrylic and vinyl surface coatings.
It can be used in rubber-based industrial cements and printing inks.
It is a component of the solvent system used in producing magnetic tape.
It is a solvent required for the polymerisation processing of polystyrene,
acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), and styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR).

Safety and Handling : Refer Safety Data Sheet
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