Characteristics Of Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

Feb 4, 2015

Methyl isobutyl ketone is regarded as a solvent. It is usually used for spray paint, nitrocellulose, camphor, oils, natural and synthetic rubber. Its vapor and air form explosive mixtures. It is easy to cause burning or explosion when meet fire or high energy. Oxidant will react with methyl isobutyl ketone.

Since the vapor is more heavier than air, it could spread far on the lower level. With high heating, the internal pressure in the container would be increased and even exit dangerous of broken or explosion. Some plastics, resin and rubber could dissolved in methyl isobutyl ketone.

Methyl isobutyl ketone is often store in a cold and ventilated warehouse. It must be keep far away from fire and heat source. The temperature of warehouse could not upon 30℃. Certainly the container should also be seal up and without any sunlight.

After you using the methyl isobutyl ketone, you should pay more attention. At first, taking off contaminated clothing and wash with flow water. Related staff should get some knowledge about personal protection. If the methyl isobutyl ketone has been gotten into eyes. You must open the upper and lower eyelids immediately. At the same time, using flow water to clean about fifteen minutes. If it is very serious, you must take to hospital in time.

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