Isophorone (C9H14O) is a colorless to yellowish liquid with a peppermint-like scent, a combustible, peroxizable compound. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Isophorone. Please review our fire rated products: Flammable storage, DRUMLoc, SUPERLoc, FIRELoc

Isophorone Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point near 200°F. Peroxidizable.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Requires compliant flammable storage container.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with isocyanates, aldehydes, cyanides, peroxides, and anhydrides.
  • Description: Isophorone is an _,_-unsaturated cyclic ketone, a colorless to yellowish liquid with a characteristic peppermint-like smell. It is used as a solvent and as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Isophorone also occurs naturally in cranberries.
  • Classification: N/A
  • Brand Name: n/a

Isophorone Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C9H14O 920.00 kg/m³ 419.4°F (215.2°C) 3,5,5-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexene-1-one 138.21 g/mol Water, organic solvents 17.42°F (-8.1°C)

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