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Acetone

  1. Roger Harrington

Published Online: 15 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.ra013

e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis

e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis

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Harrington, R. 2001. Acetone. e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. .

Author Information

  1. Ciba-Geigy, Summit, NJ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2001

Abstract

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[67-64-1] C3H6O (MW 58.08)

(widely used solvent; versatile synthetic reagent)

Alternate Name: 2-propanone.

Physical Data: mp −94 °C; bp 56.5 °C; d 0.788 g cm−3; fp −18 °C.

Solubility: sol water, alcohol; miscible with most organic solvents.

Form Supplied in: colorless liquid, widely available.

Handling, Storage, and Precautions: slightly toxic; central nervous system depressant; highly flammable liquid; vapors may form explosive mixtures with air; reacts vigorously with strong oxidizing and reducing agents.

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Compound Information
Molecular Weight:86.1323
Molecular Formula:C5H10O
InChIKey:DHXVGJBLRPWPCS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:226.295
Molecular Formula:C10H14N2O2S
InChIKey:XJXJLURHJAVZJI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:58.0791
Molecular Formula:C3H6O
InChIKey:CSCPPACGZOOCGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:18.0153
Molecular Formula:H2O
InChIKey:XLYOFNOQVPJJNP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:84.933
Molecular Formula:CH2Cl2
InChIKey:YMWUJEATGCHHMB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:299.988
Molecular Formula:C8H12Br2O2
InChIKey:MRVFDWFGNXTARS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:141.928
Molecular Formula:C4H10BF3O
InChIKey:KZMGYPLQYOPHEL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:259.924
Molecular Formula:C5H8Br2O2
InChIKey:NSXBTYMWRKDDTO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Molecular Weight:172.202
Molecular Formula:C7H8O3S
InChIKey:JOXIMZWYDAKGHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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