A clear colorless liquid with a moderate solubility in water.
non-HAPS, 100% VOC per SCAQMD
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.
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:
It can also be used as a:
- Cleaning Solvent
- Textile Treatment
Diacetone Alcohol has also been utilized in:
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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