Acetic Acid

CAS Number: 64-19-7   

What is it?

A colorless liquid with a pungent vinegar-like odor. It’s an organic acid found naturally in vinegar.

Formula: CH₃COOH

Key Properties: Corrosive, versatile solvent, good polar properties.

Usage Areas & Purpose:

  • Textile Industry: Used in dyeing processes and production of synthetic fibers.
  • Food Industry: Used as an acidic food additive.