Acetone (HS Code 2914 1100)
Acetone (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)
· Acetone is an important commercial solvent and raw material with a wide usage in the chemical, explosives and lacquer industry.
· It is being increasing used in the synthesis of a number of chemicals such as diacetone alcohol, methyl isobutyl ketone, phorone, isophorone, methyl methocrylate and certain resins, and perfumes.
· The pharmaceuticals sector consumes huge quantity of Acetone as solvent in various synthesis operations.
· The Indian standard prescribes minimum purity of Acetone. The locally manufactured or imported Acetone shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 170:2004, reaffirmed 2015) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Bureau of Indian Standards of the State Governments shall be the enforcing authority.