What is methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)?

Butanone or methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is a colorless liquid with a penetrating sweet smell. In addition to acetone, it is one of the simplest of these compounds.

Buy Methyl ethyl ketone

ViVoChem has methyl ethyl ketone available for export in IBC containers (1000 ltr.) and in drums (200 ltr.) 


Minimum order quantity is 1 FCL (Full Container Load). Worldwide shipping.

Methyl ethyl ketone info

  • Molecular formula: C4H8O
  • CAS number: 78-93-3
  • UN number: 1193
  • ADR Class: 3
  • ADR packaging group: II


0 %
service, with a smile. That's chemistry!

Applications of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)

  • As a solvent and cleaning agent
  • As a plasticizer in MEK adhesives (contact adhesives)

* The information shown on this website is not a statement regarding the suitability of the product for certain applications. An end user must test the suitability of the product for his process regarding the applicable laws and regulations, as well as the use of the right quality. ViVoChem B.V. therefore does not accept any claims based upon this information.

Request a quote of methyl ethyl ketone

*ViVoChem B.V. is a B2B organization. No sales to individuals.

©2019 ViVoChem B.V.
ViVoChem B.V. is a member of the BÜFA-Group.