Methyl Ethyl Ketone Tech (MEK)

Methyl Ethyl Ketone Tech (MEK)

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What Is Methyl Ethyl Ketone?

  • Appearance: Liquid
  • Formula: C4H8O
  • Melting point:-86 (degrees Celcius)
  • Boiling point:79.6 (degrees Celcius)
  • Density: Not applicable
  • CAS No.: 78-93-3

Uses of Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Methyl ethyl ketone is an organic compound in colourless liquid form. It is commonly used as a solvent across many industries; in particular to weld together plastics such as gum or resin.

Common solutions that involve methyl ethyl ketone include:

  • Household products such as lacquer and varnish
  • Various types of glues
  • Paint thinners/removers
  • As “cement” mix in model kits
  • As a precursor to MEK peroxide (in laboratory use).

Experienced MEK Manufacturers 

ReAgent sells methyl ethyl ketone in containers of 25 litres up to tankers of 25,000 litres. As leading chemical suppliers in the UK, we’re well equipped to deal with any batch orders that aren’t listed here, so don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any special requirements.

Methyl Ethyl Ketone Dangers 

Precautions must be taken at all times when handling chemicals, particularly when of a volatile or hazardous nature.

MEK is a flammable compound and can cause a vigorous reaction when exposed to a spark or flame. It is also classed as an irritant so should be kept away from skin and face. Exposure to methyl ethyl ketone has been known to cause neurological and psychological effects, so inhalation should be avoided at all times.

Please refer to our methyl ethyl ketone MSDS for full safety and storage instructions, available to download on this page.




MSDS Files

The following files are available to download:

Product IDProductpost_statusBulkDownload SDS File
3525Methyl Ethyl Ketone Tech (MEK)publish2723 - 2723 - SDS21020.pdf

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