Acetone, commercial

Design specification: GOST 2768-84, rev. 2

Production method: Cumene method.

Application: Acetone is used for synthesis of acetic anhyaride, aceton, cyanohydrine, diphenil propane and other organic products, as well as a solvent in different branches of industry.

ParameterValue
Premium gradeFirst gradeSecond grade
AppearanceClear colourless liquid
Mass content of acetone, % not less99.7599.599.0
Density, ρ 204, g/cm30.789–0.7910.789–0.7910.789–0.792
Mass content of water, % not more0.20.50.8
Mass content of methyl alcohol, %, not more0.050.05Not applicable
Mass content of acids as defined by acetic acid, %, not more0.0010.0020.003
Resistance to oxidation by potassium permanganate, hrs, not less420.75

Packing, shipping, storage: Acetone is shipped in rail tank-cars with upper drain valve or multi-purpose drain device, as well as in road tankers and should be stored in glass large bottles or in tanks made of steel, aluminium or galvanized in accordance with the rules for storage of fire hazardous substances.