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Methyl ethyl ketone Compound Information and Applications for GC (Gas Chromatography) and LC (Liquid Chromatography) Analysis

Butanone

CAS # 78-93-3


Compound Structure and Properties

Molecular Weight72.1057
FormulaC4H8O
Melting Point-86 °C, 187 °K, -123 °F
Boiling Point79.64 °C, 353 °K, 175 °F
Density0.8050 g/cm3
Solubility in Water27.5 g/100 mL
Data above sourced from ChemSpider and Wikipedia

GC Mass Spectrum

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Synonyms

2-Butanone; Butan-2-one; Butanone; Ethyl methyl ketone; Ketone, methyl ethyl; Methyl ethyl ketone; MEK; C2H5COCH3; Acetone, methyl-; Aethylmethylketon; 3-Butanone; Butanone 2; Ethyl methyl cetone; Ethylmethylketon; Ketone, ethyl methyl; Meetco; Methyl acetone; Metiletilchetone; Metyloetyloketon; Rcra waste number U159; 2-Oxobutane; Meketone; Oxobutane; 2-butanone (MEK; 2-butanal


Application Chromatograms

NJ Low Level TO-15 75 Component Mix on Rtx-VMS (60 m, 40 °C start)
USP <467> Residual Solvents Class 3 MIx A on Rxi-624Sil MS
NJ Low Level TO-15 75 Component Mix on Rtx-VMS (30 m, 2.0 mL/min)
Solvents on DiatoSorb-WHP Packed Column
CARB 1004 Aldehyde/Ketone-DNPH Calibration Standard on Raptor ARC-18
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-1ms (60 m)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-5Sil MS (30 m)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rtx-VMS (30 m, 1.2 mL/min)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rtx-VMS (30 m, 2.0 mL/min)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rtx-VMS (30 m)
Volatile Organics TO-15 Volatiles on Rtx-1
Custom Solvents Mix on Stabilwax-MS
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-5Sil MS (30 m, 1.5 mL/min)
Alcohols and Acetates on Stabilwax-MS
Organic Volatile Impurities on Rtx-5
Organic Volatile Impurities on Rtx-1301
Volatile Organics US EPA Method 8260B on Rtx-VMS
EPA Method 524.2, Revision 4 Rtx-VMS
Solvents on Rtx-1
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-5Sil MS (30 m, 2.0 mL/min)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-5ms (30 m)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-624Sil MS (30 m)
TO-15 65 Component Mix on Rxi-1ms (30 m)
Inhalants on Rtx-BAC Plus 1 and Plus 2 Column Set
Solvents on Rtx-5
Solvents on Stabilwax
Volatile Organics by EPA 8260B & Oxygenates on Rtx-VMS
Volatiles by EPA Method 8260 on Rxi-624Sil MS (30m, 0.25mm ID, 1.40µm)
Volatile Organics by EPA 8260B on Rtx-VMS
Volatile Organics by EPA 8260B on Rtx-VMS
Ketones on Rt-QS-BOND
Volatile Organics by EPA Method 8260 (80ppb Standard) on Rtx-VMS
Volatile Organics by U.S. EPA Method 524.2 Revision IV on Rtx-VMS
Microbial VOCs on Rxi-1ms
Organic Volatile Impurities on Rtx-5 (Rtx-G27)
Abused Inhalants on Rtx-BAC1 & Rtx-BAC2
Solvents on Rtx-BAC1 & Rtx-BAC2 (headspace analysis)

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