Methyl Propyl Ketone

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Methyl Propyl Ketone is known for its penetrating, fruity top note, offering a clear colorless liquid with a distinctive odor reminiscent of fingernail polish, enhancing the top notes in fragrance compositions.

Utilized to provide a penetrating, fruity top note in various fragrance compositions, adding a distinctive fresh and fruity character.

IUPAC Name: pentan-2-one
CAS Number: 107-87-9
Molecular Formula: C5H10O
Molecular Weight: 86.13 g/mol
Boiling Point: 102.26 °C (216.07 °F)
Melting Point: -76.85 °C (-106.33 °F)
Class: Ketone
Use/s: Scent, Solvent
1: 2-Pentanone 2: PENTAN-2-ONE 3: METHYL PROPYL KETONE 4: Ethyl acetone 5: Pentanone 6: Ethylacetone 7: Methyl n-propyl ketone 8: Propyl methyl ketone 9: Metylopropyloketon
Chemist Says
Methyl propyl ketone appears as a clear colorless liquid with the odor of fingernail polish. Flash point 45 °F. Less dense than water and soluble in water. Hence floats on water. Density 0.809 g / cm3. Vapors heavier than air.
Scent: Acetone-like, Fruity, Ethereal
Scent profile
Scent profiles are inherently subjective and can significantly differ among individuals, and may also be influenced by the conditions at the time of evaluation. The information provided here is a synthesis of data from diverse sources, including books, cross-references, artificial intelligence analyses, and chemical research sites, aiming to present a comprehensive overview. We've distilled this information to highlight the most frequently observed scent profiles for each molecule or compound, offering a generalized perspective.

1: Penetrating, Fruity, Fresh
2: Sharp, Sweet, Fruity
3: Ethereal Fruity
4: Characteristic acetone-like odor

Methyl Propyl Ketone Mass Spectrometry