Formula: C3H6O
CAS: 67-64-1
Formula Weight: 58.08  g/mol
Density: 0.791  g/cm3
Melting Point: -95--93  °C
Boiling Point: 56-57  °C
Purity: --
Concentration: --

Hazard and Safety Information


Signal Word: Danger!
Oral-LD50: 5800  mg/kg
Flash Point: -17 °C
Auto Ignition: 465 °C
Flinn Family: O4

GHS Hazard Statement: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS Precautionary Statement: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

General Hazard Information: Class 1B flammable liquid; serious fire hazard. Irritating to body tissues. Avoid all body tissue contact. Slightly toxic by ingestion. Vapor causes weakness, fatigue, nausea, and headache. Skin contact causes dermatitis.

Storage: Flinn Family: Organic #4. Store in/on shelf with ethers, ketones, ketenes, halogenated hydrocarbons, ethylene oxide. Store flammables in a dedicated cabinet.

Disposal: General and institutional diposal instructions can go here.


Infrared - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: DIMETHYL KETONE    State: GAS (VAPOR)    Instrument: PERKIN-ELMER 21 (GRATING)    Filename: ./spectra/external/IR/6/6-b-IR-NIST-gas.jdx   

UV-vis - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: Acetone    Instrument: Beckman spectrophotometer    Filename: ./spectra/external/UV/6/6-b-UV-NIST.jdx   

Mass Spec - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: Acetone    Filename: ./spectra/external/MS/6/6-b-MS-NIST.jdx