This colorless liquid ketone has a sharp, sweet odor reminiscent of butterscotch and acetone. It is produced industrially on a large scale, and also occurs in trace amounts in nature. It is soluble in water and is commonly used as an industrial solvent.
MEK is a drugprecursor Cat. 3 – no need for a license for handling in the EU. For export a license is needed.
MEK, butan-2-one, butanone
Bulk, IBC, Steel drums
- Plastic welding agent
- Precusrsor to methylethylketone peroxide