METHYL (N-AMYL) KETONE†

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 110-43-0
Formula

C₇H₁₄O

Synonyms

amyl methyl ketone; n-amyl methyl ketone; 2-heptanone

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless to white liquid with a banana-like, fruity odor.
Boiling point 305°F Molecular weight 114.2
Freezing point/melting point -32°F Vapor pressure 3 mmHg
Flash point 102°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 0.81 Ionization potential 9.33 eV
Lower explosive limit (LEL) 1.1% at 151°F Upper explosive limit (UEL) 7.9% at 250°F
NFPA health rating 1 NFPA fire rating 2
NFPA reactivity rating 0 NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 1675
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) [SKC 226-01]
Sampling time*

480 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*
 

1-25 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
 

0.01-0.2 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Analytical method instruments GC-FID
Method reference NIOSH 1301 (fully validated)
Notes
 

 

Special requirements
 

 

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
 

 

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

 

On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA
 

100 ppm (465 mg/m³)

REL-TWA
 

100 ppm (465 mg/m³)

TLV-TWA
 

50 ppm [1978]

PEL-TWA
 
 

50 ppm (235 mg/m³)

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

 

TLV-STEL
 

 

PEL-STEL
 
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 
 

 

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 

N

Skin notation
 
 

N

Notes:
 

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

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Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
 
 

800 ppm

Carcinogenic classifications: Not listed Notes:
 
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 
 

 

Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - N-Amyl methyl ketone

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Methyl (n-amyl) ketone

Literature References

 
 

Last Updated Date : 01/05/2021