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Diacetone alcohol

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Arkema diacetone alcohol or DAA is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone which has two alcohol and ketone functions. It has a high purity. It is colourless and odourless and has a low evaporation rate. Diacetone alcohol is mainly used in paints and coatings (coil coatings, wood varnishes, architectural coatings…). It is a good solvent for organic peroxides.


It can also be used for the treatment of textiles and leather, in chemical synthesis or as a cleaning solvent.

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Chemical name : 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone
Common name : DAA
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  • Purity (% by weight) : ≥ 99,5

  • Appareance at 20°C : clear liquid free from suspended materials

  • Density at 20°C (g/cm3) : 0,937 - 0,940

  • Boiling point at 1013 Pa : 168°C

  • Flash point (closed cup) : 61°C

  • Water solubility at 20°C : complete

  • Hansen solubility parameters at 25°C

δt = 20,8

δd = 15,8

δp = 8,2

δh = 10,8

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