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Acetone

We are your leading distributor of acetone

Acetone, also known as 2-Propanone and Dimethyl Ketone, is the simplest ketone and a colorless, volatile, flammable organic liquid. It has a low boiling point and characteristic odor. Acetone has good solvent properties for many fats, ethers, resins and organic substances. It is an important intermediate for chemical synthesis and has numerous applications in coatings, adhesives, cleaning, personal care, and pharmaceuticals.

Characteristics

  • Colorless
  • Characteristic odor
  • Strong solvency
  • Low boiling point
  • Fast evaporation rate
  • Flammable
  • VOC exempt status

Grades

  • Industrial
  • ACS
  • USP
  • NF grade

Products available

  • Acetone industrial grade
  • Acetone ACS USP NF grade
  • Custom blends and dilutions

Sizes available

  • Barge
  • Bulk rail car
  • Bulk tank truck
  • Totes (IBC)
  • Drums
  • Pails
  • Cases

Applications

Chemical manufacturing

Synthesis of compounds, especially methyl methyacrylate, bisphenol A, and ketones

Coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers

Architectural coatings, roof coatings, varnishes, adhesives, epoxies, super glue, printing inks

Household and industrial cleaning

Cleaner, degreaser

Pharmaceuticals

Excipient, processing solvent, denaturant

Univar Solutions is the premier acetone distributor

  • Vast network of 120+ wholly-owned facilities with bulk tank, rail car, blending and packaging infrastructure
  • Efficient private fleet with dedicated drivers servicing local regions
  • Partnership with world-class suppliers offering various manufacturing sites and production processes
  • Experienced sales force with broad product and market knowledge
  • Custom and specialty blending and lab services

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