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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Glacial Acetic Acid

  • Adhesives/sealants-B&C
  • Agriculture intermediates
  • Apparel
  • Architectural coatings
  • Automotive protective coatings
  • Building materials
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Construction chemicals
  • Decorative interiors
  • Fertilizer
  • Food ingredients
  • Food preservatives
  • Formulators
  • Hard surface care
  • Industrial cleaners
  • Institutional cleaners
  • Intermediates
  • Oil or gas processing
  • Other-food chemicals
  • Other-transportation
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Paints & coatings
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Process additives
  • Refining
  • Specialty chemicals
  • Starting material
  • Water treatment industrial

Product Description
Acetic Acid is a raw material used for the production of many downstream products. For applications in drugs, foods, or feeds, Eastman provides glacial acetic acid in grades appropriate for these regulated uses.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight60.06
Empirical FormulaC2H4O2
     by Freezing Point99.88 wt %
Boiling Point 
     @ 760 mm Hg118 °C (244 °F)
Freezing Point16.4 °C (62 °F)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C11 mm Hg
Heat of Combustion14.6 k·cal/g
Refractive Index1.3698 n(25°C/D)
     @ 20°C1.22 cP
Coefficient of Expansion 
     @ 20°C0.00107
     in Water, @ 25°CMiscible
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup42 °C (109 °F)
Autoignition Temperature516 °C (961 °F)
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.05

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

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