What is Acetone

Acetone is one of the most widely used solvents in the world due to is combination of high solvency and a high rate of evaporation. It can be found in many everyday products including paints, cleaning fluids, nail polish remover and adhesives.

  • Synonyms: 2-propanone, Dimethyl ketone, Propanone
  • INCI: Acetone
  • Chemical Formula: C3H6O
  • CAS Number: 67-64-1

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula C3H6O
CAS Number 67-64-1
Molar Weight 58,08 g/mol
Specific Gravity 0.785
Melting Point -95 °C
Boiling Point 55-56 °C
Flash Point -18 °C

Uses and Applications for Acetone


  • Lubricants
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Polymers

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