CAS Number: 108-10-1
Synonyms: MIBK; 4-methyl-2-pentanone, 4-methylpentan-2-one, Hexanone
This colorless liquid ketone, is widely used as a solvent for nitrocellulose, lacquers, certain polymers and resins. MIBK is also used as a denaturing agent for denatured alcohol. When mixed with water or isopropyl alcohol MIBK serves as a developer for PMMA electron beam lithography resist.