Agent Name

2,2,6,6-Tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedione

Alternative Name

Dipivaloylmethane

CAS Number

1118-71-4

Formula

C11-H20-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dipivaloylmethane; 2,2,6,6-Tetramethylheptane-3,5-dione; 3,5-Heptanedione, 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chelating agent for cadmium; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Undecanone."

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