Diacetone Alcohol (DAA)


Chemex Chemicals is an eminent Importer and Supplier of Diacetone Alcohol in India to our widely scattered clients. It is highly acclaimed in the market owning to their features such as colourless, flammable liquids and purity. Diacetone Alcohol is used as a preservative for animal tissue. It is used in lacquer thinners, dopes, wood stains, wood preservatives and printing pastes. Clients can avail it from us at highly competitive prices in the market. We offer it in various packaging options to fit the requirements of diverse clientele. Diacetone Alcohol is a chemical compound with the formula CHCCHC(CH), sometimes called DAA. This liquid is a common synthetic intermediate used for the preparation of other compounds, and is also used as a solvent. Diacetone Alcohol has slow evaporation rates. · Characteristics- its boiling range is 145 -170 c, purity 99% min., and specific gravity is 0. 935 at 27 c.


Applications :

In coating formulations used in the paper and textiles industry. In the manufacture of photographic film. In celluloid cements. In metal cleaning compounds. In hydraulic brake fluids, where it is usually mixed with an equal volume of castor oil. It is used as a solvent for both hydrogen bonding and polar substances. It is miscible in water and used as a solvent for water-based coatings. Diacetone Alcohol is used in purification processes for resins and waxes. Diacetone Alcohol is more suitable for use in applications as a component of gravure printing inks, with proving favorable flow and leveling characteristics. Diacetone Alcohol , having hydroxyl and carbonyl group in the same molecule is used as a chemical intermediate. It is also used in metal cleaning compounds, hydraulic compression fluids, stripping agent in textiles. It is also used as a component of solvent blends for nitrocellulose, acrylic, and cellulose acetate lacquers and thinners. Used as a chemical intermediate in the production of diacetone acrylamide as is having hydroxyl and carbonyl group in the same molecule.


Features :

  • Pure form
  • Superior effectiveness
  • Perfect composition



  • Grade : Technical Grade
  • Form : Liquid
  • Other Trade Name : 4-hydroxy 4-methylpentanone-2, Diacetone, 4-hydroxy 2-keto-4-methylpentane
  • Chemical Formula : CH 3 COCH 2 C(CH 3) 2 OH
  • Appearance : Colorless liquid with mild pleasant odour & turns yellow upon aging.
  • Purity : 99% Min
  • Moisture Content : < 0.1 %
  • Boiling Range : 145 – 170
  • Specific Gravity : 0.935 at 27 oC
  • Acidity as Acetic Acid : < 0.002%


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