Diisobutyl Ketone

CAS#: 108-83-8

Synonyms: 2,5-dimethyl-4-heptanone; isovalerone; 2,6-dimethyl-4-heptanone, DIBK; DIBC; Diisopropylacetone; Isobutyl ketone; 5-Diisopropylacetone

Uses: Solvent for nitrocellulose, rubber, synthetic resins; lacquers; coating compositions; organic synthesis; roll coating inks; stains.

Hazard: Toxic. TLV: 25 ppm in air.  Inhalation of vapor causes irritation of nose and throat. Ingestion causes irritation of mouth and stomach.  Vapor irritates eyes.  Contact with liquid irritates skin.  DIISOBUTYL KETONE may attack some plastics.  It reacts with oxidizers.