Oxygenated solvents

Arkema produces oxygenated solvents, acetone derivatives, used for chemical synthesis as diluent or as functional additives. Valued for their low toxicity, our oxygenated solvents address variety of markets and applications.

Arkema oxygenated solvants for perfumes

Arkema oxygenated solvents are used in various applications:


  • Solvents for extraction, dilution, formulation, chemical synthesis
  • Synthesis intermediates
  • Coalescing agents for waterborne coatings, co-solvents
  • Frothers, grinding aids


Dedicated grades are produced to suit particular applications for specific markets, such as electronics, agrochemicals or personal care (perfumes and fragrances).

Customer service at the heart of our strategy


To meet your needs, Arkema offers an extended range of packaging for its oxygenated solvents:


  • Drums
  • IBCs
  • Isotanks
  • Railcars


Our supply chain ensures optimal customer service. Our presence is global thanks to local customer service and sales representatives. Our worldwide storage network consists of seven distribution centers on four continents.

 Arkema guarantees high quality standards (ISO 9001, 14001 OHSAS 18001 certified) and worldwide regulatory expertise:

Our Regulatory Affairs team ensures our products comply with the increasing and ever more demanding regulations around the world: REACH (Europe), EPA (USA), MEP (China) K-Reach (Korea). You can also count on our EH&S product stewardship expertise.