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Item #: A0005

Price: $17.50

Glacial acetic acid, ethanoic acid

CH3CO2H

F.W. 60.05

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Hazard Alert

Corrosive to skin and tissue; moderate fire risk (flash point: 39 ºC); moderately toxic by ingestion and inhalation. LD50 3310 mg/kg. TLV 25 mg/m3.

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Item# A0006 A0007 A0177 A0005
Amount 2.5 L 2.5 L PVC 100 mL 500 mL
Price $42.91 $43.81 $9.75 $17.50
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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #1 inside a dedicated acid cabinet. Store away from nitric acid. If acid cabinet is not available store in Flinn Saf-Cube™. Acetic acid crystallizes at 16.6 ºC. Room temperature is normally about 25 ºC. So, a 10-degree reduction from room temperature will cause the material to crystallize. Return the substance to a warm environment and it will return to a liquid state. Such a freezing/defrosting process does not alter the nature of the substance.
Disposal:
#24a
Shelf Life:
Indefinite if stored properly. Cap safety color code: Brown.
Soluble:
Miscible with water, alcohol, glycerol and ether. Insoluble in carbon disulfide.
Color:
None
Odor:
Pungent odor; like vinegar.
CAS No.:
64-19-7
Technical Note:
Safety Purchase Suggestion: Buy and store only small package sizes and small quantities. Please consider buying PVC (polyvinyl chloride)–coated acid bottle—Flinn Plas-Pak™. Catalog No. A0007 is in a PVC-coated bottle. In the event of breakage, acid and glass shards are safely retained in a PVC outer envelope. The PVC-coated bottle is a safer package for science teachers.