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2-Heptanone

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Methyl pentyl ketone
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
114.19
Beilstein:
1699063
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3.94 (vs air)

vapor pressure

2.14 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

autoignition temp.

739 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

1.11 %, 65 °F
7.9 %, 121 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)
n20/D 1.409

bp

149-150 °C (lit.)

mp

−35 °C (lit.)

density

0.82 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C7H14O/c1-3-4-5-6-7(2)8/h3-6H2,1-2H3

InChI key

CATSNJVOTSVZJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Heptanone is a volatile organic compound (VOC) that is generally present as an aroma active component in food products. It is also used extensively in semiconductor and electronics industries.

Application

2-Heptanone may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in workplace air, odor active compound mixture, human biological samples, cheese samples, animal meat samples, and moldy building materials by various chromatography techniques.

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

105.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

41 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Monitoring of oxidative deterioration of milk powder by headspace gas chromatography
Ulberth, Franz and Roubicek, Dorothea
International dairy journal, 5(6), 523-531 (1995)
V A Isidorov et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 885-886, 109-116 (2012-01-17)
Using headspace solid-phase microextraction (HS-SPME) followed by diethyl ether and methanol extraction, it was possible to isolate as many as 185 organic compounds out of 17 samples of crude royal jelly (RJ). Of the above compound number, 169 compounds were
Koutaroh Okada et al.
Chemical senses, 34(5), 425-433 (2009-04-14)
The olfactory system of an insect brain codes for information about odorant quality and quantity using the temporal pattern of neural activity as well as neurons' firing. Although an accurate odor temporal pattern is indispensable for investigations of olfactory systems
Alexandros Papachristoforou et al.
PloS one, 7(10), e47432-e47432 (2012-10-24)
Honeybees secrete 2-heptanone (2-H) from their mandibular glands when they bite. Researchers have identified several possible functions: 2-H could act as an alarm pheromone to recruit guards and soldiers, it could act as a chemical marker, or it could have
Jian-Xu Zhang et al.
Chemical senses, 33(7), 611-621 (2008-06-03)
This study was aimed at identifying sex pheromones of the rat (Rattus norvegicus). We characterized the volatiles and semivolatiles of rat preputial gland and voided urine by using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and quantified them by their GC areas (abundances)

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