Synonyms: 2,4-pentanedione, diacetyl methane, Acetylacetone, 2,4-Pentanedione, ACAC.
Description: Clear, colorless liquid with an odor of acetone and acetic acid. Solubility in water
Application: Acetylacetone used in organic synthesis.
Used as an intermediate in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Used as the extractant and as the eluent in chromatography, when separated from the platinum metals gold and nickel.