Acetic Acid

Also known as vinger

Uses:

1. Vinegar

2. Can be used to treat ear infections

3.Used to make Vinyl acetate monomer (used for making paints and adhesives)

CH3COOH

Properties

Appearance- clear liquid

Oder- pungent

soluble in water

Fun Facts

1. There is a estimated demand of acetic acid of 6.5 million metric tons.

2. Acetic acid freezes at 62 degrees fahrenheit

3. The acetic acid in vinegar is formed by the fermentation of ethanol