propanone


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propanone

(ˈprəʊpəˌnəʊn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for acetone
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Noun1.propanone - the simplest ketonepropanone - the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
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3-Hydroxy-l-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1- propanone (10)
3] = isoprene hydroxyperoxyaldehydes, ETHLN = ethanal nitrate, GLYC = glycolaldehyde, HAC = hydroxyacetone, HCN = hydrogen cyanide, IEPOX = isoprene epoxides, ISOPN = isoprene hydroxynitrates, ISOPOOH = isoprene hydroxyperoxides, PAA = peroxyacetic acid, PROPNN = propanone nitrate.
1) Matting agent (Grace) (2) Matting agent (Evonik) (3) Elastomeric beads (Microchem) (4) 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-l-phenyl propanone, CAS 7473-98-5 Table 12: Formulations (All Concentrations in Parts) Reference E2C UV Ingredient UV harcoat hardcoat (Ref UVHC) (E2C UVHC) EBECRYL 1290 (1) 19 14 TMPTA (2) 26 19 PETIA (3) 51 38 EBECRYL 8110 25 Esacure[TM] KS 300 (4) 4 4 (1) hexafunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate for scratch and abrasion resistant UV coatings.
For light microscopy, the material was dehydrated through an ascending series of propanone (acetone) solutions, then embeded in Spurr's epoxy resin.