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Acetone

Acetone

Acetone (C3H6O) is a colorless, volatile liquid with a distinct, sweet odor. It is a widely used solvent in various industries, such as manufacturing, cleaning, and cosmetics. It is also used as a nail polish remover and a component in some medical and laboratory applications.

Chemical Formula:

C3H6O

CAS Number:

67-64-1

Synonyms:

Dimethyl Ketone, Propanone Beta-Ketopropane, Dimethylformaldehyde, 2-Propanone, Methyl Ketone, Pyroacetic spirit

Characteristics

Molar Weight

58.08 g/mol

Melting Point

-94.9°C (-138.8°F)

Boiling Point

56.1°C (132.9°F)

Solubility

Density

0.79 g/cm³

Forms

Colorless liquid

Odor

Distinctive, sweet, fruity, or nail polish-like odor

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Solvent
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Chemical Intermediate
  • Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products
  • Cleaning and Degreasing Agent
  • Extraction of Natural Products
  • Laboratory and Research

Industries

  • Chemical Industry
  • Paints, Coatings, and Adhesives
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automotive and Aerospace
  • Extraction of Natural Products

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