Acetone ((CH3)2CO)

Substance: acetone.

Also known as: propanone dimethyl ketone dimethyl formaldehyde

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Hazard information danger

Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Highly flammable liquid and vapour
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • May cause drowsiness or dizziness

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent