Description and features
Pinacolone is a colorless clear liquid which has C6H12O as chemical formula. This substance is an unsymmetrical ketone and is used as intermediate in the production of pharmaceuticals and pesticides.

Pinacolone is also known as 3,3-dimethylbutanone and tert-butyl methyl ketone.

Shipment Info
United States: We have regular sales of this substance, this product can be stocked upon request. In this case our delivery time is about 1 week.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details. We don’t supply this substance to EU customers.
Product identification
CAS number75-97-8
EC number 200-920-4
HS code2914 19 90
EC name
IUPAC name3,3-dimethylbutanone
AppearanceColorless clear liquid
Assay≥ 97.00 %
Water content≤ 1.00 %
Refractive index 1.3952

Pinacolone is mainly used in the production of triazole pesticides, such as triadimefon, paclobutrazol, uniconazole, metribuzin, etc. Further it finds its application in the production of pharmaceuticals.

Available packaging: 20 KG drums, 170 KG drums, 870 Kg IBC
Special packaging is available on request.

Store Pinacolone in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.

A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for Pinacolone and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.

An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.

This substance (CAS: 75-97-8) will not be REACH registered by us.

Molecular and structural information
Molecular formulaC6H12O
Molecular weight100.16 g/mol
Smiles notationCC(=O)C(C)(C)C
Structural formula
Physicochemical information
Boiling point: 106.10 ºC @ 1.013 hPa
Bulk density0.7229 cm3 @ 25 ºC
Flash point5 ºC
Log Pow1.20 @ 20 ºC
Solubility in water19 g/l @ 25 ºC
Vapor pressure31.5 mm Hg @ 25 ºC
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