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Butanone, better known as methyl ethyl ketone or MEK, is an organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CH2CH3. 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. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Basic Part Properties

Methyl ethyl ketone
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
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Language Variants

Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 甲基乙基甲酮
Synonyms: 2-丁酮;3-丁酮;丁酮;乙基甲基甲酮;甲基丙酮;甲基乙基酮
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Metüületüülketoon
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Metil etil cetona
it-IT Italian (Italy) Metil etil chetone
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Metil etil keton
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Метилэтилкетон
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) methylethylketon
fr-BE French (Belgium) Méthyl-éthyl-cétone