|Purity||99. 5 min|
|Appearance||clear colorless liquid|
|Relative density||0.7840- 0.7860 at 270oc|
|Distillation range||shall distill within 10oc including 56. 10oc|
|water content (%w/w)||0. 40 max.|
|Residue on evaporation||0. 002 max(gms/100ml)|
|Acidity as CH3COOH||0.002 max(gms/100ml)|
|Permanganate test||pass test (30 min min)|
Acetone is a manufactured chemical that is also found naturally in the environment. It is a colorless liquid with a distinct smell and taste. It evaporates easily, is flammable, and dissolves in water.
Acetone has many uses but is commonly used to clean equipment or as a solvent during production or manufacturing. Acetone is used with fats, oils, waxes, resins, rubber, plastics, lacquers, and varnishes.