Isophorone

Isophorone (IPHO) is an unsaturated cyclic ketone with highboiling point.

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Chemical Name:
IPHO, Isophorone, 3,5,5-Trimethyl-2-Cyclohexene-1-One, 1,1,3-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexene-5-one
Molecular Formula:
C9H14O
Molecular Weight:
138.21
CAS No.:
78-59-1
EINECS No.:
201-126-0


Physical and Chemical Properties

An unsaturated cyclic ketone with high boiling point;

An isomers mixture of α-isophorone (3,5,5-Trimethyl-2-Cyclohexen-1-One) and β-isophorone  (3,5,5-Trimethyl-3-Cyclohexen-1-One);

Has an excellent dissolving power for various organics, polymers, resins and chemical products.


Quality Specification

Item

Standard

Appearance

Clear liquid

Purity(isomer mixture)

99.0% Min

Melting point

-8.1oC

Water

0.10% Max

Acidity ( as Acetic Acid)

0.01% Max

APHA (Pt-Co)

50 Max

Density (20oC)

0.918-0.923 g/cm3


Usage:

Isophorone can be used in the fields of--

As a high boiling solvent in paints and varnishes, especially for PVDF resins and as levelling agent for polyacrylate, alkyde, epoxy and phenolic resins;

The raw material for preparation of IPDA (isophorone diamine), IPDI (isophorone diisocyanate) and 3,5-Xylenol;

Also used and show its excellent emulsifying properties and high stability in the herbicide and insecticide formulations.



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