Mesityl Oxide

Mesityl Oxide (C6H10O) is a colorless volatile liquid with a strong pepperment scent, a highly flammable ketone. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Mesityl Oxide. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc

Mesityl Oxide Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Vapor is heavier than air; may travel to source of ignition and flash back.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards.
  • Compatible Details: Oxidizers, acids
  • Description: Mesityl oxide is a _,_-Unsaturated ketone with the formula CH3CCH=C(CH3)2. This compound is a colorless, volatile liquid with a strong peppermint odor.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Mesityl Oxide Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C6H10O 858.00 kg/m³ 129.5°C, 403 K, 265°F 4-methylpent-3-en-2-one 98.14 g/mol Water, most organic solvents -53°C, 220 K, -63°F




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