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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ AAMX, Water Wet

Chemical Synonym
  • Acetoacet-M-Xylidide
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Dyes / pigments / paints
  • Intermediates

Product Description
Eastman™ AAMX (Acetoacet-meta-xylidide) is used as an intermediate in the production of organic yellow pigments. Bisdiazonium salt compounds react with AAMX to form complex diazo pigments that are widely used as colorants. Eastman™ AAMX is shipped in non-returnable 51 gallon fiber drums having a net weight of 200-LB.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight205.3
FormWhite to Off-White Powder
Assay>99.80 %
Melting Point88-91 °C
     in 0.5% NaOHFree of sediment
Iron0.5 ppm
Water<0.2 %
Autoignition Temperature507 °C (945 °F)
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.24
Boiling Point265 °C
Flash Point 
     Cleveland Open Cup171 °C (340 °F)

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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