Acetic Acid Glacial (Analytical Use)
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ReAgent can supply Glacial Acetic Acid is 2.5 L and 25 L containers, with bulk discounts if buying over 4 items. We also provide other acetic acid products, including glacial acetic acid for general and laboratory use, as well as dilutions from 5 to 80% acetic acid.
Acetic acid is the simplest carboxylic acid, which means the hydrogen in the centre of the carboxyl group (-COOH) can be ionised according to the reaction:
CH3CO2H → CH3CO2– H
Due to this release of protons (H), this compound has an acidic nature in solution, although it’s usually classed as a weak acid. For example, vinegar has a pH of around 2-2.5 and less than 1% of the acetic acid molecules are dissociated.
Acetic acid in solution behaves as a polar solvent, similar to water and ethanol. It can dissolve polar compounds, including inorganic sugars and salts; as well as non-polar compounds, including chemicals containing iodine and sulphur. It can easily mix with other solvents, such as water, hexane or chloroform and it’s a popular solvent used in many industrial processes.
Popular with students around the world, the ‘baking soda and vinegar reaction’ must be one of the most common reactions used to teach chemistry.
NaHCO3 CH3COOH → CH3COONa CO2 H2O
Acetic acid follows all standard reactions involving carboxylic acids. In the presence of a base, it can be converted to acetate and water; reduction reactions generate ethanol and esters of acetic acid can be synthesised by esterification. In most cases, the –OH group is the most reactive site.
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|Maximum Limits of Impurities|
|Heavy Metals (Pb)||<1||ppm|
|Non Volatile Matter||<0.005||%|
|Weight per ml at 20°C||About 1.049||g|
|Freezing point||14.8 - 16.2||°C|
|BulkCode||Hazard Statement Code||Description|
|1194||H314||Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.|
|1194||H226||Flammable liquid and vapour.|
|BulkCode||Precautionary Statement Code||Description|
|1194||P260||Do not breathe vapour/ spray.|
|1194||P280||Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.|
|1194||P305+P351+P338||IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.|
|1194||P310||Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor.|
|1194||P501||Dispose of contents/ container in accordance with local regulations.|
|1194||P210||Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.|
|1.194||ADR/RID Shipping Name||ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL|
|1.194||ADR/RID Shipping Class||8|
|1.194||ADR/RID Packing Group||II|
The following files are available to download:
|Product ID||Product||post_status||Bulk||Download SDS File|