Acetic Acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula C2H4O2. It is a colorless liquid that when undiluted is also called glacial acetic acid. Acetic Acid is the main component of vinegar. It also has a distinctive sour taste and pungent smell. Although it is classified as a weak acid, concentrated Acetic Acid is corrosive and attacks the skin.
Acetic Acid is frequently used as a solvent for re-crystallization to purify organic compounds. Acetic acid is used as a solvent in the production of TPA. Diluted Acetic Acid is used in physical therapy using iontophoresis.
Acetic Acid is also used in drilling to adjust Ph of fluids to maintain effectiveness of other components such as cross linkers. One of the largest applications is in the production of Vinyl Acetate Monomer.
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- 55 Gallon Drum
- IBC Tote
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Acetic Acid; Ethanoic Acid; 64-19-7; Ethylic Acid; Acetic Acid, Glacial; Acetic Acid Glacial; Glacial Acetic Acid; Vinegar Acid; ...
Compound CID: 176
MF: C2H4O2 MW: 60.05g/mol
IUPAC Name: acetic acid
Isomeric SMILES: CC(=O)O
Create Date: 2004-09-16