Cyclohexanone

Cyclohexanone is the organic compound with the formula (CH2)5CO. The molecule consists of six-carbon cyclic molecule with a ketone functional group. This colorless oil has an odor reminiscent of that of acetone. Over time, samples of cyclohexanone assume a yellow color. Cyclohexanone is slightly soluble in water and miscible with common organic solvents.

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Cyclohexyl ketone I Cyclohexyl ketone I Oxocyclohexane
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C6H10O
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108-94-1

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- 47 °C
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155 °C
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0.947 g/mL at 25 °C

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  • Solvents

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  • Polymers