Diketene, inhibited

Diketene, inhibited (C4H4O2) is a flammable, colorless liquid. It is explosive and polymerizable and used to make paints and pharmaceuticals. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Diketene, inhibited. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, DRUMLoc, SUPERLoc

Diketene, inhibited Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flammable.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in a compliant flammables storage building, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Separate from oxidizers, acids, and alkalies.
  • Description: Diketene is an organic compound formed by dimerization of ethenone. Diketene is a member of the oxetane family. It is used as a chemical reagent in organic chemistry. It is a colorless liquid and heating regenerates the ketene monomer.
  • Classification: CLASS 6.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Diketene, inhibited Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C4H4O2 1.09 g/cm³ 260.6°F (127°C) 4-methylideneoxetan-2-one 84.08 g/mol Water -7°C

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