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Diethyleketone or 3-Pentanone is a clear colorless liquid. It is mainly used as an intermediate for manufacturing agro chemicals and pharmaceuticals.



A clear, colorless liquid.

Physical Properties

Empirical Formula C5H10O
Structural Formula (C2H5)2CO
Molecular Wt. 86.13
Sp. Gr. at 20ºC 0.805-0.815
Boiling Point 101-103°C
Freezing Point Below -40°C
Solubility in water Slightly Soluble
Flash Point (closed cup) 7°C


Agro Grade Pharma Grade
Appearance Clear, Colorless Liquid Clear, Colorless Liquid
Purity by GC (wt. %) 99.0% min. 99.5% min.
Water by K.F. (wt. %) 0.5% max. 0.5% max.
  • HSN Code2914.19.90
  • CAS No.96-22-0


  • applications
    Agro Chemicals

    As a raw material for manufacturing of herbicides.

  • applications

    As an intermediate for the manufacture of APIs.

  • applications
    Cosmetic Additives

    In manufacture of antioxidants and vasodilators.


  • Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Health & Safety

  • Do not inhale substance/mixture.
  • Avoid generation of vapours / aerosols.
  • Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
  • In case of contact, the affected area is to be washed with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
  • In case of inhalation, the victim should be moved to fresh air and oxygen should be administered.
  • In case of ingestion, the victim should be made to consume copious quantities of milk and water.
  • Medical advice should be sought at once.


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