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Also known as 2-propanone, dimethyl ketone

H.S.Code 29141100 CAS No. 67-64-1
Molecular Formula C3H6O Molecular Weight 58.08
Physical state at 20 °C Liquid Refractive index 1.3588
Odour Fruity odor Solubility in water Miscible with water
Density 784 kg/m³ Flash point -17 °C
pH value 7 Melting Point -95 °C

About Acetone

Acetone, or propanone, is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colourless, highly volatile and flammable liquid with a characteristic pungent odour. Acetone is produced and disposed of in the human body through normal metabolic processes. It is normally present in blood and urine. It is a common building block in organic chemistry. Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important organic solvent in its own right, in industry, home, and laboratory.

In the laboratory, acetone is used as a polar, aprotic solvent in a variety of organic reactions. It is a common solvent for rinsing laboratory glassware because of its low cost and volatility. Acetone is a good solvent for many plastics and some synthetic fibers. It is used as one of the volatile components of some paints and varnishes.

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Acetone Specifications

Packaging 500 ml, 1 Litre, 2.5 Litre
Form Liquid
Colour Colourless
Grade LR / AR / GR / Dried / HPLC / GC / PRA
Class 3
Storage Store in a dry and well-ventilated place
Shelf Life 12 Months
Acetone Bottle

1 litre