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Sigma-Aldrich

Acetic acid

≥99.5%, FCC, FG

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

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.814
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

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.)

transition temp

solidification point ≥15.6 °C

density

1.049 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.5 ppm

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

sour

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(O)=O

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

InChI

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

InChI key

QTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Acetic acid is an organic acid mainly used as a preservative, acidulating and flavoring agent. It is the main constituent 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.

Packaging

10, 25 kg in composite drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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 Germany

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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Fenaroli's Handbook of Flavor Ingredients, 5-5 (1971)
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