CAS NUMBER: 67-64-1

SYNONYMS: Propanone, Dimethyl Ketone

Acetone is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid and it is the simplest and smallest ketone.

It is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in many uses.


Acetone is widely used as solvent in

Industrial Application:

  • plastics
  • synthetic fibers
  • thinning polyester resin
  • dissolving epoxy and glues
  • paints and varnishes
  • heavy-duty degreaser
  • remove rosin flux to prevent rust
  • cleaning

Pharmaceutical Application

  • denatured alcohol
  • as an excipient in some pharmaceutical drugs

Domestic and Niche Application

  • cleaning agent
  • nail polish remover
  • removes residues from glass and porcelain
  • remove skin adhesive from the netting of wigs and mustaches
  • vapor polishing of printing artifacts on 3D-printed models printed with ABS plastic

Packaging: Bulk, Drum

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