4-heptanone

4-heptanone

[¦fȯr ′hep·tə‚nōn]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3CH2CH2)2CO A colorless liquid that is stable and has a pleasant odor; boils at approximately 98°C; used to put nitrocellulose and raw and blown oils into solution, and used in lacquers and as a flavoring in foods.