Acetic Acid

By: Hayden Kerr

Acetic Acid

Acetic Acid chemical name is C2H4O2. The common name is vinegar. The common use of vinegar is in balsamic vinegar that is in a popular dip in Italy. Also in rice vinegar to make the rice for sushi. It also is used in pomegranate vinegar in Israel for a salad dressing.

Propeties and Other Facts

Acetic Acid is used as coagulant in the manufacture of rubber, various dye stuffs and perfumes, rayon fiber, and is used as a solvent. It makes liquid and crystals colorless.

Boiling point: 118C Melting Point: 16.7C Specific Gravity: 1.049 @ 25C