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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ MIPK (Methyl Isopropyl Ketone)

  • HTF - pharmaceutical processing
  • Agriculture intermediates
  • Apparel
  • Auto refinish
  • Dyes / pigments / paints
  • Fungicides int
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Herbicides - intermediate for other
  • Intermediates
  • Paints & coatings
  • Peroxides
  • Process solvents
  • Soap/detergents
Key Attributes
  • Excellent solvent activity
  • High dilution ratio
  • Low density
  • Medium evaporation rate
  • Meets Aerospace NESHAP compliance
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • REACH compliant
  • Readily biodegradable

Product Description
Eastman™ Methyl Isopropyl Ketone (MIPK) is a water-white liquid having a low boiling point. This ketone is used primarily in industrial applications as a chemical intermediate and as a process solvent.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
     as Acetic Acid0.02 wt % max.
AppearanceWater-white liquid
Assay98.5 wt % min.
Boiling Point 
     Initial94 °C (201 °F)
     Pt-Co10 max.
Evaporation Rate 
     (n-butyl acetate = 1)2.9
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup0.5 °C (33 °F)
Freezing Point-92 °C (-134 °F)
Melting Point-92 °C (-134 °F)
Molecular Weight86.1
     in WaterSlightly soluble
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.805
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C42 mm Hg
     @ 20°C0.8 kg/L (6.64 lb/gal)

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

10/16/2023 10:47:52 AM