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(CH3)2:CHCOCH3 [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C6H10O
formula, see observation
(CH3)2:CHCOCH3
formula, see observation
DEF

A chemical compound in the form of an oily, colorless liquid, having an honey-like odor, used in vinyl resins, lacquers, roll-coating inks, stains, ore flotation, paint and varnish-removers, insect repellent, and as solvent for cellulose esters and ethers.

OBS

4-methylpent-3-en-2-one: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) for the systematic name.

OBS

mesityl oxide: part of the Ingredient Disclosure List of the Hazardous Products Act (Registration SOR/88-64, December 31, 1987).

OBS

Also known under the commercial designation UN 1229.

OBS

MIBK: This might be an in-house or a non-recognized abbreviation; not to be used alone, to avoid any risk of confusion.

OBS

Chemical formula: C6H10O or (CH3)2:CHCOCH3

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C6H10O
formula, see observation
(CH3)2:CHCOCH3
formula, see observation
OBS

4-méthylpent-3-én-2-one : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée) pour le nom systématique.

OBS

oxyde de mésityle : fait partie de la Liste de divulgation des ingrédients de la Loi sur les produits dangereux (du Canada; enr. DORS s/88-64, 31 déc. 1987).

OBS

Formule chimique : C6H10O ou (CH3)2:CHCOCH3

Spanish

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