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1.00058

SAFC

Acetic acid

96%, EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

Synonym(s):
Acetic acid, Ethanoic acid, Glacial acetic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.05
Beilstein:
506007
MDL number:

vapor density

2.07 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

15.2 hPa ( 20 °C)

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

463 °C
800 °F

expl. lim.

16 %, 92 °F
4 %, 59 °F
4-19.9 % (v/v)

concentration

96%

refractive index

n20/D 1.371 (lit.)

pH

2.5 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

bp

117-118 °C (lit.)
117.9 °C/1013 hPa

mp

16.2 °C (lit.)
16.6 °C

transition temp

flash point 39 °C

density

1.05 g/cm3 at 20 °C
1.049 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

liquid formulation
pharmaceutical
semi-solid formulation

storage temp.

15-25°C

SMILES string

CC(O)=O

InChI

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

InChI key

QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our Emprove® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Acetic acid can be used as acidifying agent and buffer component in a variety of pharmaceutical formulations and production processes, including e.g. plasma fractionation.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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

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