Acetone CDMF 160KG Go Back


: 67-64-1

Molecular Formula


Molecular Weight

: 58.08
Appearance/Description: Transparent, colorless, mobile, volatile liquid, having a characteristic odor. A solution (1 in 2) is neutral to litmus. (USP/Ph.Eur)
Solubility: Miscible with water, with alcohol, with ether, with chloroform, and with most volatile oils. (USP/Ph.Eur)
Appearance of solution: Clear and colorless solution (Ph.Eur)
Identification (By IR): IR Spectra of the sample should be concomitant with IR spectra of the standard (USP)
Identification (by Chromatogram): The retention time of the sample corresponds to that of standard obtained in the assay (USP)
Identification (Relative density, 20°C): 0.790 - 0.793 (Ph.Eur)
Identification (By chemical test 1): An intense red color should produce which becomes violet with the addition of 3.5 mL of acetic acid (Ph.Eur)
Identification (By chemical test 2): A greenish-blue color should produce (Ph.Eur)
Relative density, 20°C: 0.790 - 0.793 (Ph.Eur)
Assay (GC): NLT 99.0% on the anhydrous basis. (USP)
Specific gravity,25°C: NMT 0.789 (USP)
Non-volatile Residue: 0.004% max (USP)
Matter insoluble in water: The solution should be clear (Ph.Eur)
Water: 3g/l max (Ph.Eur)
Reducing substances: The mixture should not be completely decolorised (Ph.Eur)
Acidity or Alkalinity: The solution should be red or orange (Ph.Eur)
Related substances: Impurity A (Methanol): 0.05% v/v max (Ph.Eur)
Related substances: Impurity B (2-Propanol): 0.05% v/v max (Ph.Eur)
Related substances: Impurity C (Benzene): 2 ppm v/v max (Ph.Eur)
Related substances: Any other impurity: 0.05% v/v max (Ph.Eur)
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