Ketones are organic compounds that can be used for a variety of purposes. These compounds are mostly used in industry, as well as in biology. We offer a variety of ketones you can purchase to use in your business. When you purchase these compounds from us, you can count on fast, safe delivery of quality products.
The methyl ethyl ketone, otherwise known as butanone, is a colorless clear liquid that smells sweet. Because of its clarity and ability to absorb other substances, it is often used as a solvent in a variety of industries. While this compound can be found in nature, it is mass produced and distributed for use in these industries.
Similar to methyl ethyl, diisobutyl ketone is a clear liquid without color that smells somewhat sweet. It can also be used as a solvent for a variety of purposes, including paint strippers, adhesives and printing inks. It can also be used for extractions in the mining process and in pharmaceuticals.
The methyl amyl ketone is another clear liquid, but this one is white in color. The smell is similar to that of bananas. This particular ketone is approved by the FDA for use in foods. In addition, it often occurs naturally in certain foods, including potato chips, beer and butter.
Methyl prophyl ketone is similar to methyl amyl ketone in many ways. This clear liquid ketone smells more like acetone, allowing you to easily tell the difference between the two compounds. This compound is also used as an additive for foods.
The final ketone we offer is isophorone, which can range from clear to yellowish in color. This particular ketone smells similar to peppermint. Found naturally in cranberries, it is also manufactured to use as a solvent or intermediary in certain processes.