To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.chemeurope.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Cyclopentanone is a colorless liquid organic compound with a peppermint-like odor. It is a cyclic ketone, structurally similar to cyclopentane, consisting of a five-membered ring containing a ketone functional group.
Additional recommended knowledge
The compound is stable, but flammable; the vapour is denser than air by 2.3 times, and is explosive when combined with air. Cyclopentanone is harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. It is also irritant to the skin and respiratory system, and severely irritant to the eyes.
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cyclopentanone". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|