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Acetone

natural, ≥97%

  • CAS Number 67-64-1

  • Linear Formula CH3COCH3

  • Molecular Weight 58.08

  •  FEMA Number 3326

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 635680

  •  EC Number 200-662-2

  •  Council of Europe no. 737

  •  MDL number MFCD00008765

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901644

  •  Flavis number 7.050

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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grade   natural
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR 117
vapor density   2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   184 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥97%
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
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

Description

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

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
RIDADR 
UN1090 - class 3 - PG 2 - Acetone
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
AL3150000
Flash Point(F) 
1.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-17.0 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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