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Sasol Acetone - EP

Acetone of min. 99.90 % mass purity.

Chemical Name: Acetone

CAS Number: 67-64-1

Chemical Family: Ketones

Synonyms: 2-Propanone, beta-Ketopropane, Dimethylketone, Ketone Propane, Methyl Ketone, Propan-2-one, Propane-2-one, Propanone

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
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Applications & Uses

  • Solvent in acetylene cylinders
  • Solvent in nail polish removers
  • Solvent in inks
  • Solvent in paints
  • Solvent in pharmaceutical preparations
  • Solvent in cosmetic preparations
  • Solvent in vitamins
  • Solvent in adhesives
  • Chemical intermediate in Methyl Methacrylate (MMA), Bis-Phenol A (BPA), MIBK, DAA and MIBC production


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Relative Molecular Weight58.08
Benzene Contentmax. 0.1mg/kg
Identification Test A, B, CconformsPh. Eur., current Edition
Acidity or AlkalinityconformsPh. Eur., current Edition
Relative Density (at 20°C)0.790-0.793Ph. Eur., current Edition
Reducing Substancesmin. 2hPh. Eur., current Edition
Impurity Methanol (IsoPropanol)max. 0.05V/V %Ph. Eur., current Edition
Impurity Benzenemax. 2V/V ppmPh. Eur., current Edition
Impurity Benzenemax. 0.1mg/kgGC-MS
Each Any Other Impuritymax. 0.05V/V %Ph. Eur., current Edition
Matter Insoluble in WaterconformsPh. Eur., current Edition
Residue on Evaporation50ppmPh. Eur., current Edition
Water Content3g/lPh. Eur., current Edition

Regulatory & Compliance


Acetone - EP grade complies with the requirements published in the current monographs of the European Pharmacopeia.

Acetone EP complies with the values of the current USP NF.

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Europe