CAS nr. 64-19-7

Acetic acid

Food grade, Industrial grade

Acetic acid is a weak acid with a distinctive pungent odor. It is a colorless liquid and is readily soluble in water. Anhydrous Acetic Acid is also called Glacial Acetic Acid. The food-grade variant (food grade) is indicated by the E number E 260.

  • Available in IBC, Pallet drums, Pallet cans, Bulk
  • Molecular formula CH3OOH
  • CAS number 64-19-7
  • UN number 2790
  • ADR class 8
  • ADR packing group 2
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Acetic acid is known for its use in the detergent industry as a limescale remover and for removing other types of scale on different surfaces/substrates. From a concentration of 15% it is also used in herbicides. Acetic acid is also a raw material in polymer chemistry, where cellulose acetate and polyvinyl acetate are made for, among other things, synthetic fibres, plastics and adhesives. In the food industry, Acetic acid is added in a slight concentration as a flavouring, preservative and/or acidity regulator (food grade, E 260).


Acetic acid is available from stock in various solutions ranging from 50% to 99% (high purity). After receiving the order, the standard delivery time is 2-3 working days (Benelux). Do you want to export Acetic Acid? Delivery times and port of receipt in consultation.

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