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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Glacial Acetic Acid, USP

  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical excipients

Product Description
This grade of acetic acid meets the requirements of the U. S. Pharmacopeia (USP) and is produced under appropriate current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) for use in the production of pharmaceuticals.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight60.06
Empirical FormulaC2H4O2
Specific Gravity 
     @ 25°C1.051
Assay99.5-100.5 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
     Water In, @ 25°CMiscible
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup42 °C (109 °F)
Autoignition Temperature516 °C (961 °F)

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.

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10/19/2021 1:40:05 PM