Authored by: Pradyot Patnaik

Handbook of Environmental Analysis

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498745611
eBook ISBN: 9781315151946
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Synonyms: 2-propanone, dimethyl ketone; formula: CH3COCH3; MW 58.08; CAS [67-64-1]; used as a common solvent in many organic syntheses and in paint and varnish removers; colorless liquid; characteristic odor; sweetish taste; boils at 56.5°C; vapor pressure 180 Torr at 20°C; freezes at −94°C; density 0.79 g/mL at 20°C; readily mixes with water and organic solvent; highly flammable.

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