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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ AAA

Chemical Synonym
  • Acetoacetanilide
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Dyes / pigments / paints
  • Fungicides int
  • Graphic arts
  • Intermediates
  • Kitchen & bath

Product Description
AAA is a white powder that is soluble in styrenated resins. Agitation for 1 to 2 hours may be required for complete solution at room temperature. It is used in pigments, agricultural chemicals, and as a co-promoter for unsaturated polyesters. It accelerates reactions in polyester resins & producing yellow pigments.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight177.2
FormWhite to Off-White Powder
Assay99.8 %
Melting Point83-86 °C
     in 0.5% NaOHFree of Sediment
Iron0.5 ppm
Water<0.2 %
Flash Point 
     Cleveland Open Cup167 °C (332 °F)
     Pensky-Martens Closed Cup150 °C (302 °F)
Fire Point178 °C (352 °F)
Autoignition Temperature452 °C (845 °F)
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.26
Boiling PointDecomposes °C

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

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