Methyl Vinyl Ketone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Methyl Vinyl Ketone Properties

Methyl Vinyl Ketone

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Methyl vinyl ketone is a reactive organic compound classified as an enone, and used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is also an intermediate in the synthesis of steroids and vitamin A.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 80 oC
CAS Number 78-94-4
Density 0.864g/cm3
EINECS Number 201-160-6
IUPAC Name Butenone
InChI 1/C4H6O/c1-3-4(2)5/h3H,1H2,2H3
Melting Point -7oC
Molar Mass 70.10g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H6O
NFPA 704 H-4,F-3,R-2,C-NA
RTECS Number EM9800000
Refractive 1.411 n/D
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms 1-Buten-3-One;2-Butenone;3-Oxo-1-Butene;3-Oxobutene;Methyl Vinyl Ketone; Nsc 4853;Vinylmethyl Ketone uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X