Methyl Ethyl Ketone – MEK

Methyl Ethyl Ketone, or MEK is a clear liquid with a sharp, mint-like odor. It is stable under ordinary conditions. When heated to decomposition is may form carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. It is incompatible with Oxidizing materials, caustics, amines, ammonia, strong bases, chloroform, chlorosulfonic acid, oleum, potassium-t-butoxide, heat or flame, hydrogen peroxide, and nitric acid. Uses: Solvent for nitrocellulose, acrylic and vinyl surface coatings, in rubber-based industrial cements, low-temperature bonding agents and as an azeotropic separation solvent for printing inks. CAS# (78-93-3)¥ Packaged in drums or bulk¥ Shelf Life: 1 Year (if stored correctly and kept in manufacturer seal package)¥ Synonyms: Ethyl methyl ketone|Methyl ethyl ketone|MEK|2-Butanone|Methylpropanone|Ethylmethylketone|Methylacetone
CAS No :

78-93-3

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Major Stocking Points

Port of import

  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Hanahan, SC
  • Houston, TX
  • Little Rock, AK
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Morrisville, PA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Main Sourcing

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • South Africa
  • South America
  • Spain

Regional Office

  • Flourtown, PA
  • Greenville, SC
  • Nacogdoches, TX
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Shanghai, China
  • Southampton, NJ
  • St. Charles, IL
  • Oakland, CA
  • Noblesville, IN

Import Point

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Houston, TX
  • Little Rock, AK
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Morgantown, WV
  • Morrisville, PA
  • Newark, NJ
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Oakland, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Savannah, GA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Simpsonville, SC
  • Tampa, FL
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Custom Blending Facility

  • Bensenville, IL

Additional Sourcing Points

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • South Africa
  • South America
  • Spain