Cyclopentanone

CAS #: 120-92-3

Synonyms:  Adipic Ketone

Uses: Intermediate for phamaceuticals, biologicals, insecticides, and rubber chemicalas.

Hazard: Inhalation or contact with material may irritate or burn skin and eyes.  Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.  Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation.  Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution.  CYCLOPENTANONE polymerizes easily, especially in the presence of acids. Can react with oxidizing materials, i.e. hydrogen peroxide.