Ketones Group

Information sheet

These substances were identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). This screening assessment focuses on 10 substances referred to collectively as the Ketones Group.

Summary of publications
Substance group CAS RN Common name DSL name Draft screening assessment Risk management scope Proposed conclusion on section 64 criteria Follow-up activities
Ketones Group 78-93-3 Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) 2-Butanone HTML HTML Meets one or more of the criteria Refer to risk management scope
107-87-9 Methyl propyl ketone (MPK) 2-Pentanone None Does not meet None planned at this time
108-10-1 Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) 4-Methyl-2-pentanone HTML Meets one or more of the criteria Refer to risk management scope
110-12-3 Methyl isoamyl ketone (MIAK) 2-Hexanone, 5-methyl None Does not meet None planned at this time
123-42-2 Diacetone alcohol (DAA) 4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone
123-54-6Table 1 footnote a 2,4-Pentanedione (2,4-PD) 2,4-Pentanedione HTML Meets one or more of the criteria Refer to risk management scope
141-79-7 Mesityl oxide (MO) 4-Methyl-3-penten-2-one None Does not meet None planned at this time
431-03-8 Diacetyl 2,3-Butanedione
513-86-0 Acetoin 2-Butanone, 3-hydroxy
600-14-6Table 1 footnote a 2,3-Pentanedione (2,3-PD) 2,3-Pentanedione
Timelines
Date Activity
January 2020 Anticipated publication of the Final Screening Assessment for the Ketones Group and the Proposed Risk Management Approach for Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, and 2,4-Pentanedione.
January 19, 2019 Publication and start of 60-day public comment period on the Draft Screening Assessment for the Ketones Group and the Risk Management Scope for Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, and 2,4-Pentanedione. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 153, No. 3.
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