Acetic Acid

  • Ethanoic acid
  • CAS 64-19-7
  • Molar weight 60.052 g/mol
  • Chemical formula C2H4O2

Acetic acid is primarily used as a raw material for the manufacture of vinyl acetate (VAM). It is used as a reaction promoter in terephthalic acid production and is also a raw material for cellulose acetate, acetate esters, acetic anhydride, chloroacetic acid and a wide range of industrial synthesis. Also interesting is in the most common form, vinegar, contains about 6% of the acid making this a unique ingredient used heavily in chemical processing and in every day life.

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Acetic Acid
  • Ethanoic acid
  • CAS 64-19-7
  • Chemical formula C2H4O2
  • Molar weight 60.052 g/mol

Product details of Acetic Acid

Ethanoic acidE 260Methane Carboxylic Acid
  • FG
  • Pure
  • Technical
  • potable water
  • 10%
  • 20%
  • 25%
  • 38-40%
  • 50%
  • 56%
  • 60%
  • 65%
  • 70%
  • 80%
  • 98-100%
  • Glacial (99%)
More variations available
  • Clear colourless liquid

Chemical formula


CAS number


Molar weight

60.052 g/mol

Melting Point

16.6 °C

Boiling Point

117.9 °C

Flash Point



  • Absorbents
  • Adhesives and Sealant Chemicals
  • Agricultural chemicals (non-pesticide)
  • Dyes
  • Finishing agents
  • Food applications (acidulant, preservative)

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