Isophorone

Product details

Isophorone is used as a solvent in the coatings, inks and adhesives industries. In synthesis, it is mainly used for the production of isophorone diamine, isophorone diisocyanate and 3,5-dimethylphenol.

CAS-No. 78-59-1
EINECS-No. 201-126-0
Chemical formula: C9H14O

Trade name: Isophorone

Synonyms: 1,1,3-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexene-5-one | Isoforone | Isoacetophorone | IP
Application of the substance / the preparation: Chemicals for synthesis

Specifications

 Specifications GENERAL

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)

flagge_england MSDS EN flagge_deutschland SDB DE

More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
Under working condiitons mainly resorbed via respiratory tract.
R 21/22 Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R 36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
R 40 Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.

Classification system for Isophorone:

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature
Chemical characterization for Isophorone:
CAS No. Description:
78-59-1 3,5,5-trimethylcyclohex-2-enone

Identification number(s):

EINECS Number: 201-126-0
EU Number: 606-012-00-8
General Information for Isophorone
Form: Fluid
Colour: Clear
Odour: like peppermint

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: -8.1°C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 215°C
Flash point: 96°C
Ignition temperature: 460°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/vapour mixtures are
possible.

Explosion limits:
Lower: 0.8 Vol %
Upper: 3.8 Vol %
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 0.33 hPa
Density at 20°C: 0.92 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water at 20°C:
12 g/l
Segregation coefficient (n-octanol/water): 1.66 log POW
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:

IMDG Class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

ICAO/IATA Class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance
with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials
"EC-labelling"

Risk phrases:

21/22 Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.
36/37 Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.

Hazard description

GHS hazard labels

Hazardous material sign

Xi Irritant