Di Acetone Alcohol

CAS #123-42-2

C6H12O2

About

Diacetone alcohol is an organic compound with the formula CH₃CCH₂C(CH₃)₂, sometimes called DAA. This colorless liquid is a common synthetic intermediate used for the preparation of other compounds, and is also used as a solvent

Synonyms

4-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone; 4-Hydroxy-2-keto-4-methylpentane

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one

Appearance

Colorless liquid

Molar Mass

116.160 g·mol−1

Density

0.938 g/cm3

Melting Point

−47 °C (−53 °F; 226 K)

Boiling Point

166 °C (331 °F; 439 K)

Solubility in Water

moderate

Vapour Pressure

-

Flash Point

52 °C; 125 °F; 325 K

Viscosity

-

Odour

Odorless

APHA Value

-

Hazard Identification

UN Hazard Class:3

Uses & Applications

Diacetone alcohol is mainly used in paints and coatings (coil coatings,wood varnishes, architectural coating). It is a good solvent for organicperoxides and can also be used for the treatment of textiles and leather,in chemical synthesis, or as a cleaning solvent.

Market Driving Factors

The global diacetone alcohol market is estimated to be US$ 1.44 Billion in2022, and is forecast to surpass US$ 2.2 Billion by 2032, expanding at asteady 4.3% CAGR . A key factor driving the growth of the market is therise in demand for water-based coatings

Grades Available

Origin

Indian Origin

Packaging

195 kgs drums/ISO Tank

Stability/Shelf Life

TDS

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