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Acetone solution

certified reference material, 2000 μg/mL in methanol: water (9:1)

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2000 μg/mL in methanol: water (9:1)


HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable




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General description

Acetone is a carbonyl-group bearing chemical which is categorized under the ketone family of compounds.


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Acetone has been used as a reference standard for the determination of the analyte in human breath, cattle breath and human blood by solid-phase extraction combined with gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS). It may be used as a solvent in volatile phenols determination by dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction (DLLME) combined with GC-MS.(5)

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This Certified Reference Material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO 17034 and ISO/IEC 17025. All information regarding the use of this CRM can be found on the certificate of analysis.

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TraceCERT is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 1

Target Organs


Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids



Flash Point(F)

49.5 °F

Flash Point(C)

9.7 °C

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Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds in bovine breath by solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography -mass spectrometry
Spinhirne JP, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 1025(1), 63 -669 (2004)
Determination of acetone in human breath by gas chromatography -mass spectrometry and solid-phase microextraction with on-fiber derivatization
Deng C, et al.
Journal of Chromatography. B, Biomedical Applications, 810(2), 269 -2275 (2004)
Analysis of volatile disease markers in blood
Miekisch W, et al.
Clinical Chemistry, 47(6), 1053 -11060 (2001)
Review of volatile organic compound source apportionment by chemical mass balance
Watson JG, et al.
Atmospheric Environment, 35(9), 1567 -11584 (2001)
Juan A López-Ráez et al.
Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology, 230, 59-69 (2014-12-07)
Apocarotenoids are a class of compounds that play important roles in nature. In recent years, a prominent role for these compounds in arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbiosis has been shown. They are derived from carotenoids by the action of the carotenoid


GC Analysis of Class 3 Residual Solvents on OVI-G43

Butyl methyl ether; Acetic acid; 2-Butanone; Ethyl acetate; Tetrahydrofuran; 1-Butanol; Isopropyl acetate; Heptane; Propyl acetate; 3-Methylbutanol; 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; Isobutyl acetate; Butyl acetate; Dimethyl sulfoxide; Anisole; Cumene


GC Analysis of Volatiles in Milk on Supel-Q™ PLOT after SPME using a 75 µm PDMS/Carboxen Fiber

Separation of 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; Dimethyl disulfide; Hexanal; 3-Methylpentane; Acetone

HPLC Analysis of Urea, Carbamate, Triazine, Aniline Pesticides on Discovery® C18

HPLC Analysis of Urea, Carbamate, Triazine, Aniline Pesticides on Discovery® C18

GC Analysis of Fermentation Compounds on a Packed Column (6.6% Carbowax® 20M on 80/120 Carbopack™ B AW)

Separation of Acetone; Acetic acid; Propionic acid; Ethyl butyrate; Ethanol; Isoamyl acetate; Isobutyric acid; 3-Methyl-2-butanol; Methyl acetate; 1-Propanol; Acetal, ≥98%, FG; 2-Methyl-1-pentanol; Butyl acetate; Ethyl propionate; 3-Pentanol; 2-Pentanol, 98%; Ethyl isobutyrate; Isobutyl acetate; Acetaldehyde; Furfural; Butyric acid; Methanol; Ethyl acetate

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