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Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, ethylic acid, vinegar acid, and methane carboxylic acid, is a byproduct of fermentation that imparts its characteristic odor to vinegar. Vinegar typically contains about 4-6% acetic acid in water. In laboratory settings, more concentrated solutions are utilized, and pure acetic acid with minimal water content is referred to as glacial acetic acid. While dilute solutions like vinegar pose no harm to the skin, concentrated solutions can cause skin burns. Glacial acetic acid has the potential to induce skin burns, permanent eye damage, and corrosion of metal.

GNFC acetic acid Properties

Properties Product Specification
CAS No. 64-19-7
Appearance Water white
Made By GNFC
Packing Stainless Steel Tanker or 30 kgs(Net). HDPE Carboys.
Purity 99.85 % min. by wt.

GNFC Glacial Acetic Acid Details

Acetic acid finds application in the production of acetic anhydride, cellulose acetate, vinyl acetate monomer, acetic esters, chloracetic acid, plastics, dyes, insecticides, photographic chemicals, and rubber. It is also employed in various commercial sectors for manufacturing vitamins, antibiotics, hormones, and organic chemicals, and serves as a food additive (acidulant). Additionally, acetic acid is integral to diverse textile printing processes.

A water-free (anhydrous) acetic acid is known as a Glacial acetic acid. It appears as a clear colorless liquid that is completely miscible with water. It is an excellent polar protic solvent and used frequently as a solvent for recrystallization to purify the organic compounds. Acetic acid is often used as a solvent for reactions that involve carbocations, such as Friedel-Crafts alkylation. It is used as vinegar. Glacial acetic acid is corrosive to metals and tissue. It can injure skin on contact. Used to make other chemicals, as a food additive, and in petroleum production.

Acetic Acid is known as ethanoic acid, It is a colourless liquid organic compound. It’s the most important of the carboxylic acids. A dilute (approximately 5% by volume solution) of acetic acid produced by oxidation and fermentation of natural carbohydrates is known as vinegar. A salt, acylal of acetic acid is called acetate. Acetic acid is produced industrially both by bacterial fermentation and synthetically. Near about 75% of Acetic Acid made by the carbonylation of methanol is used in the chemical industry. It is a synthetic carboxylic acid having antifungal and antibacterial properties.

Acetic Acid Structure

Acetates, which are salts of acetic acid, are common components in animal and plant tissues, formed during the metabolism of food substances. Most tissues readily metabolize acetate, leading to the production of ketones as intermediates. The body utilizes acetate as a foundational element for synthesizing phospholipids, neutral lipids, steroids, sterols, saturated and unsaturated fatty acids across a range of human and animal tissue preparations.

Acetic acid is an organic acid which is the main component of vinegar. It is also called glacial acetic acid, ethanoic acid or methane carboxylic acid. The chemical formula of acetic acid is CH3COOH. Its molecular formula is C2H4O2 and its molar mass is 60.05 g/mol.

Acetates, which are essentially salts of acetic acid, can be found in both animal and plant tissues. They come into existence as a result of the metabolic processes involved in breaking down food.
Most tissues easily metabolize acetate, potentially leading to the formation of ketones as intermediate products. The body utilizes acetate as a fundamental component to create various substances such as phospholipids, neutral lipids, steroids, sterols, as well as both saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. This occurs across a range of human and animal tissue preparations.

Low concentrations of acetic acid encountered in everyday foods like vinegar pose no harm to most individuals. However, at higher concentrations typical in laboratory or factory settings, acetic acid becomes a potent irritant for the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Prolonged skin contact with concentrated acetic acid can lead to tissue destruction. Inhalation of high concentrations of acetic acid vapors causes irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat. Individuals with elevated occupational exposure may experience conditions such as conjunctivitis, bronchitis, pharyngitis, and erosion of exposed teeth (incisors and canines).

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Ingredients and Specifications

Properties Product Specification
Acetic Acid 99.85 % min. by wt.
Water 00.15% max.
Colour 10 APHA max.
Formic Acid 0.05 % max. by wt.
Acetaldehyde 0.05% max. by wt.
Heavy Metals as Pb Less than 2 ppm
Iodides 40 ppb max.
Permanganate 2.00 hrs. min.
Freezing Point 16.4 deg C
Specific Gravity 1.049 at 25 deg C
CAS No. 64-19-7
UN No. 2789

Acetic Acid Uses

Pharmaceuticals and Drugs industries
  • Acetic acid is mostly used while treating ear canal infections as an eardrop and also used as an ear wick that helps to reduce swelling and fight the infection.
  • It is also used as a liquid to flush the bladder of the persons who have a urinary catheter in an attempt to prevent blockage and infection.
  • It is also used to adjust vagina’s pH.
  • Acetic acid used to detect cervical cancer during screening by applying on the cervix. Bacteriostatic agent (medical applications of acetic acid solutions)
Agrochemicals Industries
  • New acetic acid based herbicides used to control broad-spectrum turfgrass and weeds, woody plants and broad-leaf weeds on hard surfaces and in areas where crops are not normally grown; as a veterinary medicine.
  • Herbicides used in landscape renovation situations.
  • Juices
  • Acetic acid, commonly known as vinegar affects the cell membranes of a plant, causing rapid breakdown/desiccation of foliage tissue on contact.
Food industry
  • Diluted, glacial acetic acid is used for canning of flavoring for pickles and other vegetables. It is used in the preservation of livestock grains and hay.
  • Apart from this also used as a food additive and for cooking.
  • It is added to deactivate salmonella in mayonnaise.
  • Acetic acid stops the growth of bacteria in foods i.e, pickles, cheese. It helps to stop Food spoilage.
Textiles and Dyes Industries
  • In the garment industry for dyeing purposes.
  • In production of nylon.
  • It is utilized as a color fixer by textile companies
  • for fabrics dyeing to regulate the PH
  • In the printing and dyeing industry
  • azoic dyes show color liquid alkali resistant agent, disperse dyes on polyester dyeing auxiliaries, weak acid dyes dyeing mulberry silk etc.
Manufacturing industries
  • a component of a cleaning agent in the manufacturing of semiconductors.
  • In the production of lacquers.
  • In various manufacturing industries such as synthetic fiber, rubber, plastics and other industries.
  • During winter, Acetic acid can be used to avoid the hardening of concrete.
  • It is used for waste water treatment means protecting the environment against pollution. It is an international trend.
  • photographic chemicals manufacturing.
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Product Name : GNFC Acetic Acid, CH3COOH
Packing : Stainless Steel Tanker or 30 kgs HDPE Carboys
Brand : GNFC- Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited.
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