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Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, a low boiling, fast evaporating solvent is a Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, is a low boiling, fast evaporating solvent colourless, stable liquid, partially miscible with water.

Exporter, Importer,  Wholesaler and Supplier of Methyl Ethyl Ketone based in Chennai India. Butanone, also known as methyl ethyl ketone, is an organic compound with the formula CH?CCH?CH?. 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. Distilled / Recovered Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK).

Formula        : C4H8O

Boiling Point  : 79.64 °C

IUPAC ID      : Butan-2-one

Density         : 805 kg/m³

Molar Mass   : 72.11 g/mol

Soluble In     : Water, Alcohol


MEK is a liquid solvent used in surface coatings, adhesives, printing inks, chemical intermediates, magnetic tapes and lube oil dewaxing agents. MEK also is used as an extraction medium for fats, oils, waxes and resins. It is a highly efficient and versatile solvent for surface coatings.