Isophorone is used as a solvent and as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Isophorone also occurs naturally in cranberries. Isophorone is used as a solvent in some printing inks, paints, lacquers, adhesives, copolymers, coatings, finishings
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227-H302-H312-H319-H351-H335
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.
Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.