Acetic acid/ Vinegar

By: Theresa Bender

3 uses of the chemical

There are many ways to use acetic acid aka vinegar. vinegar is used in cooking, cleaning, laundry, and has many different household uses, like unclogging drains.

3 physical or chemical properties of the chemical

1. Acidic character

2. Reaction with sodium bicarbonate

3. Reacts with sodium bicarbonate to produce carbon dioxide


1. One of the most important uses for household acetic acid is to make a volcano science project.

2. One of the most effective ways to wash fruits and veggies is with dilute vinegar.

3. When the industries want to produce acetic acid, they will use the fermentation of ethanol. To make this reaction successful, the oxygen from the air is required.