Acetic Acid, Glacial

Formula: C2H4O
CAS: 64-19-7
Formula Weight: 60.05  g/mol
Density: 1.049  g/cm3
Melting Point: 16-17  °C
Boiling Point: 118-119  °C
Purity: --
Concentration: --

Hazard and Safety Information


Signal Word: Danger!
Oral-LD50: 3310  mg/kg
Flash Point: 39 °C
Auto Ignition: 485 °C
Flinn Family: O1

GHS Hazard Statement: Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

GHS Precautionary Statement: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

General Hazard Information: Corrosive; causes severe burns to eyes and skin. Fumes can be suffocating. Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption. Class II Combustible liquid.

Storage: Flinn Family: Organic #1. Store in/on shelf with acids, amino acids, anhydrides, peracids. Store certain organic acids in acid cabinet.

Disposal: General and institutional diposal instructions can go here.


Infrared - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: Acetic acid    State: gas    Filename: ./spectra/external/IR/4/4-b-IR-NIST-gas.jdx   

Infrared - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: ACETIC ACID    State: SOLUTION (10% IN CCl4 FOR 3800-1300, 10% IN CS2 FOR 1300-650, 10% IN CCl4 FOR 650-250 CM^-^1) VERSUS SOLVENT    Instrument: PERKIN-ELMER 521 (GRATING)    Parameters: GRATING CHANGES AT 2000, 630 CM^-^1    Filename: ./spectra/external/IR/4/4-b-IR-NIST-soln.jdx   

UV-vis - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: Acetamide, N-phenyl-    Instrument: Unicam SP 500    Filename: ./spectra/external/UV/4/4-b-UV-NIST.jdx   

Mass Spec - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: Acetic acid    Filename: ./spectra/external/MS/4/4-b-MS-NIST.jdx