Acetone

Product details

Acetone is soluble in water and is usually used as important solvents in the laboratory for cleaning. Produces about 6.7 million tonnes were produced worldwide in 2010 mainly for use as solvents and production of methyl methacrylate and bisphenol A. It is a common building block in organic chemistry. Acetone is also found in nail polish remover and also in paint thinner.

CAS-No. 67-64-1
EINECS-No. 200-662-2
Chemical forula: C3H6O

Synonyms: Dimethyl ketone | Dimethyl carbonyl | β-Ketopropane | Propanone | 2-Propanone | Dimethyl formaldehyde | Ketone propane
Uses/applications: Basic raw material for the chemical industry

Specifications

 Specification GENERAL

MSDS according 1907/2006/EG Article 31

Flagge England MSDS EN Flagge Deutschland SDB DE

More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
Prolonged or repeated contact may have a drying effect on the skin and may cause irritation and/or dermatitis.
R 11 Highly flammable.
R 36 Irritating to eyes.
R 66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
R 67 Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

Classification system for Acetone:

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized
literature.
Chemical characterization for Acetone, Azetone, Dimethylketon:
CAS No. Description:
67-64-1 acetone

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 200-662-2
EU Number: 606-001-00-8
4 First
General Information for Acetone, Azetone, Dimethylketon:
Form: Liquid
Colour: Colourless
Odour: Characteristic odour, sweetish

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: -94.7°C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 55.8-56.6°C
Flash point: < -18°C
Ignition temperature: 535°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/vapour mixtures are
possible.

Explosion limits:
Lower: 2.6 Vol %
Upper: 13.0 Vol %
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 233 hPa
Density at 20°C: 0.79 g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility with
Water: Miscible in all proportions.
Segregation coefficient (n-octanol/water): - 0.24 log POW
Viscosity:
dynamic at 25°C: 32 mPas
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class:
3 (F1) Flammable liquids.
Danger code (Kemler):
33
UN-Number:
1090
Packaging group:
II
Label:
3
Description of goods:
1090 ACETONE
Remarks:
ADR chapter 1.10 (security) has to be observed!
Limited quantitiy: 3 l inner packaging, 30 kg gross
packaging unit
Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class:
3
UN Number:
1090
Label:
3
Packaging group:
II
EMS Number:
F-E,S-D
Proper shipping name:
ACETONE
Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class:
3
UN/ID Number:
1090
Label:
3
Packaging group:
II
Proper shipping name:
ACETONE
Remarks:
Packing Instructions:
For Limited Quantities: Y305 (Max Net Qty/Pkg: 1 l)
Passenger and Cargo Aircraft: 305 (Max Net Qty/Pkg: 5 l)
Cargo Aircraft only: 307 (Max Net Qty/Pkg: 60 l)
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EU Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials
"EC-labelling"

Code letter and hazard designation of product:

Xi Irritant
F Highly flammable

Risk phrases:

11 Highly flammable.
36 Irritating to eyes.
66 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
67 Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

Safety phrases:
9 Keep container in a well-ventilated place.
16 Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

National regulations
Information about limitation of use: Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.
Technical guidance (air):
C l a s s S h a r e i n %
NK 100.0
Water hazard class: Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

flammable

GHS hazard labels

Hazardous material sign

flammable X