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Acetic Acid

  • Product Name: Acetic acid
  • Other Names: AcOH /HOAc
  • Cas No.: 64-19-7
  • Purity: 99.8%
  • Appearance: Colourless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It has a wide range of applications, and its usage can vary based on concentration, purity, and specific industrial needs.
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

Acetic acid, also called acetic acid, is an organic compound, is an organic monic acid, the main component of vinegar. Pure anhydrous acetic acid (glacial acetic acid) is a colorless hygroscopic liquid with a freezing point of 16.6 ° C (62 ° F). After solidification, it becomes a colorless crystal, which is weakly acidic and corrosive in its aqueous solution. It is strongly corrosive to metals, and the steam is irritating to the eyes and nose.

Product Parameter

Synonyms Ethanoic acid, Vinegar (when dilute); Hydrogen acetate; Methanecarboxylic acid; Ethylic acid
Chemical Formula CH3COOH CAS Number 64-19-7
Molar mass 60.052 g·mol−1 UN number 2789
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Heavily vinegar-like
Density 1.049 g/cm3 (liquid); 1.27 g/cm3 (solid)
Melting point 16 to 17 °C; 61 to 62 °F; 289 to 290 K
Boiling point 118 to 119 °C; 244 to 246 °F; 391 to 392 K
Vapor pressure 11.6 mmHg (20 °C)
Acidity (pKa) 4.756
Refractive index 1.371 (VD = 18.19)
Flash point 40 °C (104 °F; 313 K)
Solubility alcohol: miscible(lit.)
Solubility in water Miscible
Stability Volatile
log P -0.28
Storage condition Store below +30 °C.



1. Food industry: AcOH is a commonly used food additive for flavoring and preserving food. Acetic acid can increase the acidity of food and improve the taste of food. It is often used to make vinegar, sauces, salad dressings, etc., and is also used for curing and pickling foods.

2. Chemical industry: chemical acetic acid is widely used in the chemical industry. It can be used as a solvent and catalyst for organic synthesis, for example in esterification reactions where acetic acid can react with alcohol to form acetate. acetic acid is also used to synthesize certain chemicals, such as ethyl acetate and acetic anhydride.

3. Pharmaceutical industry: Acetic acid is used in the pharmaceutical industry for the synthesis of drug intermediates. It can also be used as a solvent for drugs and has bactericidal and antibacterial effects in some topical drugs.

5. Printing and dye industry: acetic acid can be used as an acid conditioner in the printing and dyeing industry to change the color and brightness of dyes. It can also be used as a solvent and cleaning agent in the printing process.

6. Water treatment: acetic acid can be used as a water treatment agent to adjust the pH of water. It can neutralize alkaline substances in water and is used to deal with acid-base balance.

7. Laboratory use: Acetic acid is often used in the laboratory as a reagent or solvent. It can be used in acid-base neutralization experiment, enzyme activity test, dissolution experiment and dyeing experiment.

Multiple uses of products

It uses in Food and Beverage Industry,Chemical Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical Industry,Textile Industry,Plastics and Polymers Industry,Paints and Coatings Industry,Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry,Pharmaceutical Analytical Laboratories,