Methyl isobutyl ketone

CAS RN: 108-10-1

Reactivities / Incompatibilities

Incompatible with strong oxidizers and can react vigorously with reducing agents.
Ignites on contact with potassium-t-butoxide ... May form explosive peroxides upon exposure to air. Can react vigorously with reducing material.
4-Methyl-2-pentanone had not been considered prone to autoxidation, but an explosion during prolonged and repeated aerobic hot evaporation of the solvent was attributed to formation and explosion of a peroxide.
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