CAS #: 67-64-1
This colorless, flammable liquid is the simplest example of the ketones. Acetone is a solvent for many plastics, synthetic fibers, and dissolving two-part epoxies and superglue before they harden. It is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a solvent, as a denaturant in denatured alcohol, and as an excipient in some pharmaceutical drugs.
Synonyms: Propanone; propan-2-one; dimethyl ketone; dimethyl formaldehyde
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