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Acetic acid ( Glacial Acetic Acid)

Chemical Compound - Acetic acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH.  It is a colourless liquid that when undiluted is also called glacial acetic acid. Acetic acid is the main component of vinegar, and has a distinctive sour taste and pungent smell.

Formula: C2H4O2

IUPAC ID: Acetic acid

Molar mass: 60.05 g/mol

Boiling point: 118 °C

Density: 1.05 g/cm³

Melting point: 16 °C


Pharmaceuticals:  In the preparation of Sulpha methoxazole, Chloroquin, Metronidazole etc.

Textiles   In making Purified telepthalic acid (PTA)

Acidulate &Preservative :  Vinegar, Jams, Pickles, Ketchups etc.

Chemical Synthesis :  For Monochloroacetic acid (MCA), Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)

Acetates   Cellulose acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Zinc acetate, Amyl acetate etc.

Pesticides   Chlorpyriphos, Acephate

Diketene & its derivative:  Mono methyl aceto acetamide, ethyl aceto acetamide, MAA

Tanning  : Laundry sour, printing calico & dyeing

Solvents   For gums, resins & volatile oils

Available in the following Specifications (Vary)

Test       Specification

Appearance                       : Clear Colorless Liquid

Specific Gravity             : 1.047-1.055

Freezing Point ( ºC )       : NLT 16.0 ºC

Formic Acid                     : NMT 0.35 %

Acetaldehyde                  : NMT 0.05 %

Purity                               : NLT 99.50 %

Storage Condition            : Keep in Cool and Dry Place

Packaging Size                   : Bulk in Tankers & 30/33/35 Kg in Jerry Cans

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