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LC4153 Methyl vinyl ketone

(stabilised) for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31153 Glass bottle 100 ml 26.1
AC31153 Glass bottle 250 ml 54.45


Product information
Synonyms 1-Buten-3-one, MVK, Vinyl methyl ketone
Hill Formula C4H6O
Chemical formula CH3COCH=CH2
HS Code 2914 19 90
EC number 201-160-6
Molar mass 70.09 g/mol
Storage Store at +2°C to +8°C.
CAS number 78-94-4


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 491 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point -7 °C
Molar mass 70.09 g/mol
Density 0.85 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 80 – 81 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 100 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 2.1 – 15.6 %(V)
Flash point -8 °C
Refractive index 1.413 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H300 + H310 + H330: Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

RTECS EM9800000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-26/27/28-34-50/53
Highly flammable.Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 16-26-28-36/37/39-45-61
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets
Categories of danger highly flammable, very toxic, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol


Very toxic

Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1251 METHYL VINYL KETONE, STABILIZED, 6.1 (3, 8), I
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1251 METHYL VINYL KETONE, STABILIZED, 6.1 (3, 8), I


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 23.1 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rat 35 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 95 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.850 – 0.860
Water (GC, area%) ≤ 5.0 %
Identity (IR) passes test


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