Acetone

 

Acetone is an organic compound, with the Formula (CH3)2CO. It is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, and is the simplest ketone. Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent. Acetone is typically used for cleaning purposes in laboratories. It is also a great building block in organic chemistry. 

Acetone is a good solvent for many plastics and some synthetic fibers. It is used for thinning polyester resin, cleaning tools used with it, and dissolving two-part epoxies and superglue before they harden. It is used as one of the volatile components of some paints and varnishes. As a heavy-duty degreaser, Acetone is useful in the preparation of metal prior to painting. It is also used for high reliability soldering applications to remove flux after soldering is complete.

Acetone also has a wide variety medical and cosmetic uses. It is listed as a component in food additives and food packaging.

Dermatologists use Acetone with alcohol for acne treatments to peel dry skin.

In many households, Acetone can be found in nail polish remover & paint thinner.


We are pleased to offer Acetone Food Grade & Technical Grade in the following quantities:

  • 55 Gallon Drum
  • IBC Tote
  • Bulk Tank Truck