Valerophenone, or butyl phenyl ketone, is an aromatic ketone. It is a colorless liquid with a flash point of 102°C. Valerophenone is used as a tool in the study of various photochemical processes. Valerophenone is also an inhibitor of the enzyme carbonyl reductase.
|Boiling Point:105-107ºC (5 mmHg)|
|Storage temp:Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.|
|Stability:Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, plastics.|
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