Ethanoic Acid

Acetic acid (CH3COOH), also called ethanoic acid, the most important of the carboxylic acids. Acetic Acid is a synthetic carboxylic acid with antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is used in the preparation of metal acetates, used in some printing processes; vinyl acetate, employed in the production of plastics; cellulose acetate, used in making photographic films and textiles; and volatile organic esters (such as ethyl and butyl acetates), widely used as solvents for resins, paints, and lacquers.

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HS Code: 2915

C.A.S number: 64-19-7

Haz class:  H226, H314 ,H402

UN number:  2789

Technical Specifications

PARAMETERS SPECIFICATIONS
Appearance
White semi-transparent solid, or colourless liquid when pure.
Stability
Stable
Melting point
16.7°C
Boiling point
118°C
Specific gravity
1.05
Flash point
40°C