SHORT DESCRIPTION Acetone is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, and is the simplest ketone.
Acetone, systematically named 2-Propanone, Dimethyl ketone, Methyl ketone
Chemical formula
C3 H6 O = H3C-CO-CH3
HS code
ADR class Class 3, Code: F1, packaging group ADR, IMDG, IATA: II
USES Acetone is used:
  • as a solvent for paints, vanishes as well as many plastics and some synthetic fibers;
  • as a chemical intermediate to synthesize methyl methacrylate. It begins with the initial conversion of acetone to acetone cyanohydrin
  • as a component in the process of synthesizing bisphenol A
  • in the production of the solvents methyl isobutyl alcohol and methyl isobutyl ketone


technical specification
Parameters Unit Specification Test method
Appearance (visual color)   Colorless clear liquid GOST 2768 changes nr.1,2 point 4.2
Acetone % 99,75 min GOST 2768 changes nr.1,2 point 4.3
Density, P20 g/cm³ 0,789-0,791 GOST 18995.1
Water content % 0,2 max GOST 2768 changes nr.1,2 point 4.6
Methyl alcohol content % 0,05 max
Acids content as acetic acid % 0,001 max GOST 2768 changes nr.1,2 point 4.7
Permanganate time h 4 min GOST 2768 changes nr.1,2 point 4.8

Shelf life:
Stored in its original packaging and kept under proper conditions the storage stability of the products is 6 months.

The certificate of analysis (COA) per shipped lot number must be issued in compliance with Russian standard GOST GOST 2768.

Marine surveyor's report ( Saybolt or equivalent) could be issued for bulk vessel shipments whenever is necessary

Packaging Shipped in bulk or in 20" ISO tanks
20" ISO tank fits about 18.7 MT net weight;

specification revision date: Tue Oct 25 12:46:23 CEST 2016

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