Diacetone Alcohol is a clear colorless liquid with a pleasant odor. Flash point below 141°F. Less dense than water. Vapors heavier than air. Diacetone alcohol is found in fruits. Diacetone alcohol is isolated from the arctic bramble Rubus arcticu. Diacetone alcohol is a chemical compound with the formula C6H12O2 or CH3C(O)CH2C(OH)(CH3)2, sometimes called DAA. This liquid is a common synthetic intermediate used for the preparation of other compounds, and is also used as a solvent.