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Jun 25, 2018

 Description: Acetone, also sometimes known as 2-propanone or dimethyl ketone (DMK), is widely used as a chemical intermediate in the production of other chemicals. It is also a valuable solvent.

Physical and Chemical Property:  a colorless transparent liquid, with special spicy smell. Soluble in water and methanol, ethanol, ethyl ether, chloroform, pyridine and other organic solvents. Flammable, volatile, chemical properties more lively. The industrial production of acetone in the world today is given priority to with isopropyl benzene method.Acetone as solvent in industry is mainly used in powder, plastic, rubber, fiber, leather, grease, paint and other industries, also can be used as a synthetic ketene, acetic anhydride, iodoform, polyisoprene rubber, methyl acrylic acid, methyl ester, chloroform, the important raw material for materials such as epoxy resin.

Molecular Formula: C3H6O

CAS No.67-64-1

UN No.:1090

Class: 3 PG: II

ENS No.200-662-2






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Clear liquid

Packed in 200kg/drum, 20fcl=16mt or 21-22mt/ISO TANK

Application: Acetone is an important organic synthetic material, used in the production of epoxy resin, polycarbonate, organic glass, medicine,pesticide and so on.Also is a good solvent, used in coatings, adhesives, acetylene cylinder, etc.Also used as a diluent,cleaning agent, extraction agent.Or manufacturing acetic anhydride,diacetone alcohol, epoxy resin, polyisoprene rubber,important raw materials of methyl methacrylate.In acetate has been used as a solvent,paint and other industries.
In oil and other industrial used as extracting agent.Used for preparing acrylic monomers, bisphenol A, diacetone alcohol, glycol, methyl isobutyl ketone. 

Storage and Transportation: Acetone is stored in carbon steel tanks with carbozinc 11 lining and equipped with floating roofs and double seals. Acetone is extremely flammable and must be handled carefully when transferring to and from storage tanks and transportation vehicles. Acetone may be transported by road, rail and sea.