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(CH3CO)2O

F.W. 102.09

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Strongly irritating and corrosive; moderate fire risk (flash point 49 ºC); causes severe eye damage; wear eye protection; have access to eyewash. Vapors are strongly irritating; open and dispense in a hood. Reacts (sometimes delayed) violently with water. Moderately toxic by ingestion and inhalation. LD50 1780 mg/kg. TLV 4 mg/m3.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #1 inside a dedicated acid cabinet. If one is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Cube™.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Good if stored safely.
Soluble:
Slowly soluble in water, forming acetic acid; forms ethyl acetate in solution with alcohol.
Color:
None
Odor:
Strong vinegar
CAS No.:
108-24-7