Cyclohexanone

Synonyms: Anon; Anone; Hexanon; Hytrol O; Nadone; Pimelic ketone; Pimelin ketone; Sextone; Ketohexamethylene; Cicloesanone; Cyclohexanon; Cykloheksanon; NCI-C55005; Rcra waste number U057; UN 1915; Cyclohexyl ketone
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
3
1915
III
CAS Number
108-94-1
Import Duty
2914.22.1000

The great majority of cyclohexanone is consumed in the production of precursors to Nylon 6,6 and Nylon 6. About half of the world’s supply is converted to adipic acid, one of two precursors for nylon 6,6. The other half of the cyclohexanone supply is converted to the oxime, a precursor to nylon 6