Diacetone Alcohol

A clear colorless liquid with a moderate solubility in water.

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4-Hydroxy-4-Methyl-2-Pentanone, DAA
Ketone Alcohol
Package Sizes
  • Bulk
  • Tote
  • IBC
  • Drum
  • Pail
  • 1-gallon
Regulatory Status:
non-HAPS, 100% VOC per SCAQMD
Primary Applications:

Diacetone Alcohol is derived from Acetone. It is primarily used as an intermediate to manufacture other synthetic compounds. For example, Hydrogenation of Diacetone Alcohol yields Hexylene Glycol.

Industry Uses:

Diacetone Alcohol is an important solvent in chemical distribution. It has a low evaporation rate, which makes it an excellent solvent as a Lacquer Thinner. This chemical is used in manufacturing:

  • Paints
  • Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Sealants
  • Elastomers

It can also be used as a:

  • Cleaning Solvent
  • Textile Treatment

Diacetone Alcohol has also been utilized in:

  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
Safety Precautions:
Diacetone Alcohol is a relatively safe solvent. Even so, it must be handled with the proper Personal Protective Equipment. Please refer to the SDS for any questions or concerns.
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