Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide

Agent Name
Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide formula graphical representation
2-Butanone peroxide; Butanox LPT; Butanox M 105; Butanox M 50; Chaloxyd MEKP HA 1; Chaloxyd MEKP-HA 1; Chaloxyd MEKP-LA 1; Esperfoam FR; Ethyl methyl ketone peroxide; FR 222; HI-Point 180; HI-Point 90; HI-Point PD-1; Kayamek A; Kayamek M; Ketonox; Lucidol DDM 9; Lucidol delta X; Lupersol DDA 30; Lupersol DDM; Lupersol DEL; Lupersol DNF; Lupersol DSW; Lupersol delta X; MEK peroxide; MEKPO; Mepox; Methyl ethyl ketone hydroperoxide; Methyl ethyl ketone peroxide; Methylethylketonhydroperoxide; Permek G; Permek N; Quickset Extra; Quickset super; Sprayset MEKP; Superox 46-710; Thermacure; Trigonox M 50; [ChemIDplus]
Peroxides, Organic
Colorless liquid with a characteristic odor. [Note: Explosive decomposition occurs at 230 degrees F.]; [NIOSH]
Used as a curing agent in the production of plastics, adhesives, lacquers, and fiberglass; [HSDB]
Liquid causes second or third degree burns after short contact. [CHRIS] Corrosive to the eyes, skin, and upper respiratory tract; [ICSC] After ingestion, effects include corrosion and hepatic failure. [HSDB]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Skin Designation (ACGIH)
Insufficient data
Ceiling (ACGIH)
0.2 ppm
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) = 200 ppm/4H
Explanatory Notes
Flash point = 180 deg F;

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Skin burns

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


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