Acetic acid 50% [64-19-7]
Acetic acid is used in the chemical, food and textile industries. Also used as a solvent in the refining of terephthalic acid, used for high volume poly production. It is used as a food preservative it’s E260.
pH: about 2.5 (10 g / l H2O, 20 ° C)
Melting point: -7.4 ° C
Boiling point: 118 ° C
Auto-ignition temperature: 485 ° C
Flash point: 40 ° C
lower: 5.4% vol.
upper: 17% vol.
Vapor pressure: 15.4 mbar. (20 ° C)
Density: about 1.07 g / cm3 (20 ° C)
– in water: soluble
– in organic solvents: no data available
Log Pow: -0.31 (100% acetic acid)
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