Ketones and Aldehydes. Aldehyde: An organic molecule with an oxygen double bonded to one of the two outer carbons on the chain. Aldehyde? What?. → → Pentane Pentane → Pentan Pentan → Pentanal Pentanal = . Aldehyde Nomenclature. Ignore the oxygen and name
Ketones – used in perfumes and paints as a stabilizer
Formaldehyde – Used in tanning, preserving, and embalming and as a germicide, fungicide, and insecticide for plants and vegetables
Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) – solvent, poison, used in rubber based cement and inkThe Uses of Aldehyde and Ketones (and the uselessness of titles)
Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out.One... Two... Five!!!Three Sir!THREE!!