Acetophenone (C8H8O) is a colorless liquid with pungent odor. Vapors can be narcotic in high concentrations. Used in flavoring, as a solvent and a polymerization catalyst. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Acetophenone. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Fire-rated

Acetophenone Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 18°F
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in a flammables storage facility.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Acetophenone is the organic compound with the formula C6H5C(O)CH3. It is the simplest aromatic ketone. This colourless, viscous liquid is a precursor to useful resins and fragrances.
  • Classification: CLASS B-3, CLASS D-2B
  • Brand Name: n/a

Acetophenone Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C8H8O 1.03 g/cm³ 395.1°F 1-phenylethanone 120.15 g/mol_1 Methanol, diethyl ether, acetone, partially soluble in 19.7°C (67.5°F)

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