Diacetone Alcohol

Other Trading Names:

  • 4-Hydroxy-4-Methyl-2-Pentanone
  • Pyranton
  • Dimethyl Acetyl Carbinol

CAS Number: 123-42-2

HS Code: 29144000

Types of Packaging:

  • 200 Kg Drum
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Diacetone Alcohol

Chemical Name

Diacetone Alcohol


99.9% Min


Colorless clarity liquid


10 Max

Water content

0.05% Max

Acidity (as acetic acid)

0.002% Max

Density at 20ºC

0.784-0.786 g/cm3

Evaporation Residue

0.002% Max

Carbonyl value

0.02% Max

Sulfide content

2 mg/kg Max

Chemical Description

  • Diacetone alcohol-DAA is a colorless liquid with a slight mint odor.
  • It is used as raw materials for high boiling point solvents, paint thinners, wood colorants, rust removers, and dyes.
  • It is used as a solution for raw materials and resins.
  • DAA is widely used as a solvent due to its excellent solvent properties.
  • It can dissolve a variety of resins, gums, and cellulose, making it useful in coatings, inks, paints, and varnishes.
  • It is also used in the formulation of cleaning products and degreasers.
  • It serves as an important intermediate in the synthesis of other chemicals. For example, it is used in the production of methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) and hexylene glycol, both of which have various industrial applications.
  • DAA is utilized in the coatings and paints industry to enhance the properties of products.
  • It helps improve the flow and leveling characteristics of coatings and paints, leading to a smoother finish.
  • Due to its strong solvency, diacetone alcohol is used in the formulation of adhesives.
  • It helps in achieving better adhesion and improved performance of the adhesive products.
  • In the textile industry, diacetone alcohol is used in the production of various textile finishes and treatments.
  • It aids in the dyeing and printing processes, helping to improve the quality and durability of textile products.
  • It is used as a solvent and an intermediate in the pharmaceutical industry. It is involved in the synthesis of certain pharmaceutical compounds and formulations.
  • Due to its effective solvent properties, diacetone alcohol is used in metal cleaning and degreasing processes. It helps in removing oils, greases, and other contaminants from metal surfaces.
  • In the fragrance and flavor industry, diacetone alcohol is sometimes used as a solvent or carrier for various aromatic compounds and flavorings.
  • It should be stored in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated place away from sunlight.
  • It is available in 200 Kg iron drums.
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