2-Heptanone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Heptanone Properties


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2-Heptanone is a ketone. It is listed by the FDA as a food additive permitted for direct addition to food for human consumption, and it occurs naturally in certain foods. It is used as a solvent in metal roll coatings and in synthetic resin finishes and lacquers, as a flavoring agent, and in perfumes.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Liquid
Boiling Point 151 °C
CAS Number 110-43-0
ChEBI 5672
Class 3
Density 0.8 g/ml
EINECS Number 203-767-1
HS Code 29141990
IUPAC Name Heptan-2-one
InChI 1S/C7H14O/c1-3-4-5-6-7(2)8/h3-6H2,1-2H3
Melting Point -35.5 °C
Molar Mass 114.18 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H14O
NFPA 704 H-2,F-2,R-0,C-NA
PG 3
RTECS Number MJ5250000
Refractive n20/D 1.408
Solubility 4.3 g/l
Synonyms Butyl Acetone;Methyl n-Amyl Ketone;2-Heptanone;1-Methylhexanal;2-Oxoheptane;Amyl Methyl Ketone;Butylacetone;Methyl Amyl Ketone;Methyln-amyl Ketone;Methyl n-Pentyl Ketone;Methyl Pentyl Ketone;NSC 7313;Pentylmethyl Ketone;n-Amyl Methyl Ketone;n-Pentyl Methyl Ketone;MAK
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