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Acetone is a fast-evaporating solvent with very high solvency power. It has low toxicity and is miscible with the most common organic solvents and with water.

Its high power of solubilization , with most polymers, assures excellent performance in the formulations of paint removers. Its main application includes: 

  • Polychloroprene and polyurethane-based adhesives,
  • Used as an extraction solvent
  • Chemical intermediate
  • Paints and thinners formulations.
CAS number Synonyms
Dimethyl Ketone; Ketone Propane; Propanone


Segments Applications End uses
Textiles & Sport Equipment Foot Wear Adhesives - Foot Wear
Household Goods Consumer Packaging Printing Inks - Plastics - Non-Food Packaging
Segments Applications End uses
Industrial Packaging Adhesives Adhesives
Industrial & Protective Coatings Solvent Coating - Industrial Coating
Industrial & Protective Coatings Solvent Coating - Architectural Coating
Industrial & Protective Coatings Solvent Solvent
Segments Applications End uses
Food Packaging & Processing Plastics Printing Inks - Plastics - Food Packaging
Segments Applications
Body & Chassis
Segments Applications End uses
Architectural & Protective Coatings Solvent Solvent
Architectural & Protective Coatings Solvent Coating - Wood
Architectural & Protective Coatings Solvent Coating - Architectural Coating
Segments Applications End uses
Other Chemical Intermediates Organics Process Intermediate - Chemical Products & Intermediates
Chemical Function Solubilization Others
Segments Applications End uses
Pharmaceutical Industry Packaging Printing Inks - Packaging
Pharmaceutical Industry Chemicals For Api Solubilization - Pharma
Segments Applications
Home & Hygiene Surface Care
Beauty Care Skin Care

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Solvents Oxygenated Solvents Acetone


Packaging Physical form

Region of availability

  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

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