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Sigma-Aldrich

Acetone

natural, ≥97%

Linear Formula:
CH3COCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
58.08
FEMA Number:
3326
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
635680
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
737
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.050
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

natural

Quality Level

reg. compliance

FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

2 (vs air)

vapor pressure

184 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥97%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

13.2 %

color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.359 (lit.)

bp

56 °C/760 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−94 °C (lit.)

density

0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

apple; ethereal

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O/c1-3(2)4/h1-2H3

InChI key

CSCPPACGZOOCGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Acetone is a volatile liquid mainly used as a solvent, color diluent and flavor enhancer in the food industry. It is also used as an extractant due to its miscibility with many organic solvents, water, and oils.

Application

Acetone′s luminesence intensity is dependent upon the solution components . The absorption of UV light by acetone, results in its photolysis and the production of radials .

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supp Hazards

EUH066

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

1.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-17.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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