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45741 Fluka

Acetic acid

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: Acidum aceticum glaciale, Glacial acetic acid

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Related Categories Acetic Acid, Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals,
vapor density   2.07 (vs air)
autoignition temp.   800 °F
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
expl. lim.   16 %, 92 °F
  4 %, 59 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.371(lit.)
bp   117-118 °C(lit.)
mp   16.2 °C(lit.)
density   1.049 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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General description

Acetic acid is an organic carboxylic acid. It is a pungent smelling hygroscopic liquid. Glacial acetic acid is the anhydrous acetic acid. It forms dimers linked by hydrogen bonds in solution and gaseous commonly referred as phases. It is weakly acidic in nature.

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Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2789PSN1 3(8) / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AF1225000
Flash Point(F) 
104 °F
Flash Point(C) 
40 °C
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Determination of Water Content in Acetic acid Using Karl Fischer Titration

The determination of water in carboxylic acids is usually straightforward provided the substances are soluble. Strong acids must be neutralized. Acetic acid and related compounds have a tendency to u...
Keywords: Esterifications, Pharmaceutical, Titrations

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