This is our most popular Acetone – Acetone (General Use)
Acetone (General Use)
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Buy Acetone from ReAgent Chemicals
ReAgent Chemicals can manufacture and supply Acetone for general use in 2.5L or 25L containers or 200 L drums. Bulk buyers are entitled to discount.
Industrial Uses of Acetone
With its characteristic sweet smell, the most well-known household use for acetone is as nail varnish remover.
The same chemical properties made acetone a popular solvent for many other compounds, including as a paint thinner or to dissolve wax, resin, plastic, glue and industrial varnishes. It is estimated that more than 30% of all acetone produced worldwide it’s used as a solvent for other chemicals.
Acetone has been suggested as a fuel additive where, at least in theory, its dissolving power would be useful to clean the engine. Some defend it makes the engine run smoother with cleaner gas emissions, but further studies are needed to prove these claims.
It is also directly involved in the manufacturing process of certain products, such as rayon, fibres, plastics, some pharmaceutical drugs and photographic film.
It can also be used in make-up and perfume, to give the final products a specific scent; or as the main ingredient in chemical peeling procedures to clean the skin. Acetone is also a chemical intermediate in different reactions, including to synthesise methyl methacrylate and bisphenol A, important components in many plastics, resins and polymers.
What You Can Expect from ReAgent
We supply acetone in various grades, including for general use, as well as laboratory or analytical use. We also have a wide range of other chemicals available through our website.
Contact us with any queries, and a member of our customer care team will be delighted to help you. All our products come with a 100% guarantee and are most dispatched within 24 working hours.
|Maximum Limits of Impurities|
|Weight per ml at 20°C||0.789 - 0.792||g|
|Acidity (as CH₃COOH)||0.002||%|
|Non Volatile Matter||<10||mg/kg|
|BulkCode||Hazard Statement Code||Description|
|1195||H319||Causes serious eye irritation.|
|1195||H225||Highly flammable liquid and vapour.|
|1195||H336||May cause drowsiness or dizziness.|
|BulkCode||Precautionary Statement Code||Description|
|1195||P280||Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.|
|1195||P305+P351+P338||IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.|
|1195||P501||Dispose of contents/ container in accordance with local regulations.|
|1195||P261||Avoid breathing vapour/ spray.|
|1195||P313||Get medical advice/ attention.|
|1195||P210||Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.|
|1.195||ADR/RID Shipping Name||ACETONE|
|1.195||ADR/RID Shipping Class||3|
|1.195||ADR/RID Packing Group||II|
The following files are available to download:
|Product ID||Product||post_status||Bulk||Download SDS File|
|3293||Acetone (General Use)||publish||1195||https://www.chemicals.co.uk/uploads/documents/44 - 1195 - SDS21049.pdf|