acetone Sasol, also known as Stan Sasol in the industry, is actually a clear, colorless, volatile liquid with a sweet odor similar to the smell of aromatics and fruits, non-toxic, water-soluble, with the chemical formula C3H6O produced by the south African company Sasol.
What is acetone Sasol?
Aston, called Iopak Propanon, belongs to the family of saturated alkanes and ketones, known as the simplest ketones. It is naturally produced by the body’s metabolism and is found in very small amounts in the blood and urine, but its amount increases during starvation as well as during diabetes with severe hypoxia (the smell of fruit when Inhalation of bad breath in people with diabetes is due to the presence of more of this substance in their body).
It is also available in the industry by fermenting wood and glucose from wood alcohol distillation, in addition to being naturally present in cigarette smoke and car exhaust, and in plants, trees, and volcanic gases.
Benefits and Features of acetone Sasol?
It tastes sweet but smells like spicy fruit. It is flammable and soluble in water, and because of its high polarity, it is a good solvent in water of any concentration for most organic compounds.
Application of acetone Sasol?
It is widely used in various industries, for example as an additive in food packaging, as a cleaner in the electrical industry, as a polar solvent in a wide range of organic reactions, in transportation and safe storage of acetylene. In the mining industry, in the production of paints and adhesives, as a common solvent for washing laboratory equipment, to disinfect powder, to treat acne in order to exfoliate dry skin, as a solvent in pharmaceuticals, in the manufacture of plastics, synthetic fibers, in coating formulation. Donor surfaces and materials related to detergents, thinners, etc. are used.