|CAS NO||64-19-7||Synonyms||Acetic acid, Glacial acetic acid|
|Boiling Point||118.1°||Flash Point||40°(104°F)|
|Storage & Sensitivity||Ambient temperatures.||Solubility||Miscible with water, ethanol, acetone, toluene and immiscible with carbon disulphide.|
Good polar protic solvent, in its ester form it acts as a solvent for inks paints and coatings. Used in laboratory as a solvent for recrystallization, manufacture of camphor, cellulose acetate, polyvinyl acetate. It involves in Wagner-Meerwein rearrangement. Used for preparation of mono-lithium salt of 5-sulfoisophthalic acid.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents, soluble carbonates and phosphates, hydroxides, metals, peroxides, potassium permanganate, amines, alcohols and nitric acid.
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