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Acetic acid

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natural, ≥99.5%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Glacial acetic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.05
FEMA Number:
2006
Beilstein:
506007
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
0002
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.002
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 173.370
FDA 21 CFR 184.1005

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

vapor pressure

15.2 hPa ( 20.0 °C)
73.3 hPa ( 50.0 °C)

Assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

800 °F

shelf life

Expiration date period - 5 years

expl. lim.

16 %, 92 °F
4 %, 59 °F

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color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

pH

2.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

mp

16.2 °C (lit.)

density

1.049 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
Pb: ≤1 ppm

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

greener alternative category

SMILES string

CC(O)=O

Organoleptic

sour

InChI

1S/C2H4O2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H,3,4)

InChI key

QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Acetic acid glacial, puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., ≥99.8%

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agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of USP (identity)

agency

USP/NF, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99.5%

assay

99.8-100.5%

assay

≥99.8%

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)

General description

Acetic acid is an organic acid mainly used as a preservative, acidulating agent and flavoring agent. It is one of the main volatile constituents of vinegar and pyroligneous acid. In combination with leavening agents, it produces carbon dioxide from sodium bicarbonate. Acetic acid is used as flavoring agent in ice-creams, nonalcoholic beverages and baked goods.
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Pictograms

FlameCorrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1A

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

102.2 °F

Flash Point(C)

39 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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