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Diacetone Alcohol

CAS Number: 123-42-2
Synonyms: 2-Pentanone, 4-hydroxy-4-methyl; 4-Hydroxy-2-keto-4-methylpentane

Brief Description

This liquid is a common synthetic intermediate used for the preparation of other compounds. It is used in lacquer thinners, dopes, wood stains, wood preservatives and printing pastes; in coating compositions for paper and textiles; in making artificial silk and leather, in metal cleaning compounds; the manufacturing of photographic film; and in hydraulic brake fluids, where it is usually mixed with an equal volume of castor oil.