25th November 2019


Is acetone bad for you?

If you're worried about nail polish remover though, you're probably most worried about skin contact. If acetone contacts your skin, it can become red and irritated. Under chronic exposure, you'll get red, dry, cracked skin. However, acetone won't give you cancer and it won't affect your ability to reproduce.

Is acetone a disinfectant?

Acetone sterilization in ophthalmic surgery. Acetone is a potent bactericidal agent and has considerable value for the routine disinfection of surfaces. Although acetone is active in the presence of protein it does not penetrate blood clots.
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