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Methyl n-Butyl Ketone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methyl n-Butyl Ketone
Tree Number(s)
D02.522.520.500
Unique ID
D008742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008742
Scope Note
An industrial solvent which causes nervous system degeneration. MBK is an acronym often used to refer to it.
Entry Term(s)
2-Hexanone
Butylmethyl Ketone
Hexan-2-one
Registry Number
6QDY60NH6N
Related Numbers
591-78-6
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Hexanone
Previous Indexing
Hexanones (1975-1976)
Ketones (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see KETONES 1977-90; HEXAN-2-ONE was indexed under HEXANONES 2002-2003
History Note
1991(1977); use KETONES 1977-1990; for HEXAN-2-ONE use HEXANONES 2002-2003
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Methyl n-Butyl Ketone Preferred
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