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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

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

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

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

SMILES string

CC(O)=O

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

sour

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.[95][96] It is the main constituent of vinegar and pyroligneous acid.[98] In combination with leavening agents, it produces carbon dioxide from sodium bicarbonate.[95] Acetic acid is used as flavoring agent in ice-creams, nonalcoholic beverages and baked goods.[99]

Packaging

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

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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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