Acetone (systematically named propanone) is the organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colourless, volatile, flammable liquid, and is the simplest ketone.
Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically for cleaning purposes in the laboratory.
Minimum Assay: 99.50%
Molecular Formula: (CH3)2CO
Molecular Weight: 58.08g/mol
Melting Point: -94°C
Acidity (as Acetic Acid): <0.002%
Hazard Class: 3
Packing Group: 2
Hazard Phrazes: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Prec Phrazes: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Cas No: 67-64-1
Einecs No: 200-662-2
FP: −20 °C