USES of Di-acetone alcohol:

Di-acetone alcohol is also known as 4-Hydroxy-4-methypentan-2-one. Following are the majorapplications of Di-acetone alcohol: Di-acetone alcohol is used in cellulose ester lacquers. It is used in production of brilliant gloss and hard film. It is

Di-acetone alcohol is also known as 4-Hydroxy-4-methypentan-2-one. Following are the major
applications of Di-acetone alcohol:
 Di-acetone alcohol is used in cellulose ester lacquers.
 It is used in production of brilliant gloss and hard film.
 It is also used as a solvent.
 Di-acetone alcohol is also used in lacquer thinners, dopes, wooden stain, and wood
preservatives.
 It is also used in printing pastes, coating compositions for paper and textiles, permanent
markers.
 Other uses of Di-acetone alcohol includes in manufacturing of artificial silk and leather, celluloid
in cement.
 It is also used as a preservative for animal tissues.
 It is also used in metal cleaning compounds.
 Di-acetone alcohol is used in imitation gold leaf.
 It is used in hydraulic break fluids, where it is usually mixed with an equal amount of castor oil.
 It acts as a chemical intermediate and is further reduced to mesityl oxide and water.