Product Profile

Diacetone Alcohol

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS138
  • Generic Name Diacetone Alcohol
  • Product Name Diacetone Alcohol
  • Chemical Name 4-hydroxy-4-methylpentan-2-one
  • CAS# 123-42-2
  • EC Number 204-626-7
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

Diacetone Alcohol (DAA) is a common synthetic intermediate used for the preparation of other compounds, and is also used as a solvent.

  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

DAA is used in cellulose ester lacquers, lacquer thinners, dopes, wood stains, wood preservatives and printing pastes; in coating compositions for paper and textiles; permanent markers; in making artificial silk and leather; in imitation gold leaf; in celluloid cements; as a preservative for animal tissue; in metal cleaning compounds; in the manufacture of photographic film; and in hydraulic brake fluids, where it is usually mixed with an equal volume of castor oil.

Resources

Application Guide

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