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Data on physical properties were obtained from experimental studies. The use of Klimisch codes (Klimisch et al.,REGULATORY TOXICOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY 25, 1-5 (1997), was applied and a reliability code of (1) valid without restrictions was assigned.

Review of the collated information indicates that  acetylacetone is a colourless liquid with a pleasant odour which readily dissolves in water. It has a low flash point of 35 °C which indicates that the substance would be classified as category 3 flammable liquid and vapour.