Glacial Acetic Acid

CAS #64-19-7

C2H4O2

About

Glacial acetic acid is the anhydrous (undiluted or free of water) form of acetic acid. Glacial acetic acid is a weak colorless reducing agent when it remains free of water (undiluted). This makes it suitable for use in the plastics and food industries

Synonyms

Anhydrous acetic acid

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

Ethanoic acid

Appearance

Colourless liquid

Molar Mass

60.05 g/mole

Density

1.049 g/ml

Melting Point

16.2 °C

Boiling Point

117 - 118 °C

Solubility in Water

Completely Miscible

Vapour Pressure

11.4 mm Hg at 20 °C

Flash Point

40 °C

Viscosity

1,22 mPa*s (20°C)

Odour

pungent

APHA Value

10 MAX

Hazard Identification

Class 8

Uses & Applications

In the manufacture of various acetates, acetyl compounds, cellulose acetate, acetate rayon, plastics and rubber, in tanning printing calico & dyeing silk; as preservative in foods; solvent for gums, resins, volatile oils.

Market Driving Factors

The glacial acetic acid market is projected to witness solid growth at approximately 6.5% CAGR over the forecast period (2019-2029) owing to the increasing use of preservatives coupled with growing healthcare applications in the emerging economies of the world.

Grades Available

Industrial

Origin

Indian Origin

Packaging

Stability/Shelf Life

TDS

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