Acetone, with the chemical formula of (CH3)2CO, is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, and it is miscible with water, and serves as an important solvent, and it is produced in the human body through normal metabolic processes, and it is present in blood and urine.The systematic name for acetone is propanone.

How it is generated[]

It can be generated when Calcium acetate decomposes into Calcium carbonate and acetone at about 160 degrees Celsius:

Ca(CH3COO)2 → CaCO3 + (CH3)2CO