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.
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Nominally pure components plus one mixture: 42.5 wt% 2-pentanone, 11.4 wt% methyl-isobutyl ketone, 30.3 wt% 4-heptanone, 15.8 wt% 2-heptanone) (produced using chemistry similar to that described in [46]).