Acetic acid 80, also known as ethanoic acid, is a colourless liquid and organic compound. With the chemical formula CH₃COOH, Acetic acid 80 is a chemical reagent for the production of chemicals. It is most commonly used in the production of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), in ester production and for the breeding of bees. 80 Acetic acid has a CAS number of 64-19-7.

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CAS Number: 64-19-7
UN Number: 2790
Hazard Class: 8
Packing Group: II,e

What is the CAS Number of Acetic Acid 80?

Acetic acid, regardless of its concentration, has the same CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) number. The CAS number for Acetic Acid is 64-19-7. This unique identifier is used to identify a specific chemical compound and is widely recognised in chemical databases and regulatory systems.

What is the UN Number of Acetic Acid 80?

The UN number for 80 Acetic Acid is UN2790. The UN number is an internationally recognised identifier assigned by the United Nations to hazardous substances or articles during transportation. UN2790 specifically refers to "Acetic Acid Solution" and is used for solutions of acetic acid with varying concentrations, including Acetic Acid 80. It helps in the identification and classification of the substance for transport and regulatory purposes.

What is the Hazard Class and packing group of Acetic Acid 80?

Hazard Class 8 indicates that Acetic Acid 80 is corrosive. It has the potential to cause severe damage to the skin, eyes, and other materials it comes into contact with. Acetic Acid 80 is assigned to Packing Group II E, which signifies a medium level of danger.

Physical properties of Acetic Acid (80%) Technical Grade

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: Colourless
Odor: Acetic odour
Odor Threshold: 0.074 ppm
pH: < 2
Melting Point / Range: -26 C to 7 C
Boiling Point / Range: 101-107 C
Molecular Formula: No information available
Molecular Weight: No information available
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Safety profile of acetic acid 80%

All safety information for Acetic acid 80% can be found within our pdf. This includes measures for 80 Acetic Acid first aid, fire-fighting, accidental release, handling and storage and personal protection.

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80 Acetic Acid has a number of key uses. As mentioned, it is used in the production of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) as well as ester production. In terms of everyday appearances, Acetic Acid 80 can be used in the production of acetates for inks, paints, coatings and a number of dyes. It also has a variety of manufacturing and agricultural uses; being particularly good as an eco-friendly weed killer and a good solution for descaling limescale and removing rust.

Acetic Acid is generally safe, but as with most chemicals, it depends entirely on the percentage/ concentration of the product. In its most diluted form, acetic acid may irritate your eyes, throat and nasal passages. Anything over 25% concentration can cause corrosive damage to surfaces, people and animals – so it must be handled with care. 80% Acetic Acid, therefore, can be highly dangerous if not properly handled. We recommend speaking to our experts or consulting our safety guides to find out more.

Simply put; yes. Over 39°C there is a risk of flammability. We highly recommend following precautionary storing methods and not exposing Acetic Acid 80% to open flames, sparks or smoke.

The boiling point of technical grade (80) acetic acid is between 101-107C.