Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Methyl Ethyl Ketone




2-Butanone, Butanone

  • Description:

Methyl Ethyl Ketone is a colorless fairly volatile organic liquid with a sharp sweet odor. Due to its strong solvency, it dissolves many substances. Also due to its fast evaporation, it can be used in a wide range of formulations for many applications.


  • Solvent for Paints, Coatings, Inks and Adhesives
  • Production of Resins
  • Printing Industry
  • Aluminum Foil Converting
  • Artificial Leather
  • Home Cleaners
  • Industrial Cleaners
  • Cosmetics
  • Plastic Industry


Molecular Weightg/molASTM D6579-1172.107
Boiling Point at 760 mmHgASTM D5399-0979.59
Melting Point at 760 mmHgASTM D5399-09-86.67
Flash PointASTM D93-18-9
Specific Gravity at 25 ℃ASTM D854-140.8
Viscosity at 25 ℃mPa.sASTM D445-180.4
Solubility at 25 ℃ in Waterg/LASTM D2042-15223
Vapor Pressure at 25 ℃mmHgASTM E1194-1790.6
Density at 20 ℃gr/cm3ASTM D792-130.805
Evaporation Rate (n-Butyl Acetate=1.0)ASTM D3539-114.0
Methyl Ethyl Ketone