High Purity ≥99.50%, ACS Grade and Reagent Grade | Clear, Colorless Liquid | 120ml, 500ml, 1L, 2.5L and 4 Liter Bottles | 1, 5 and Bulk 55 Gallon Sizes | Formula C4H6O3, CAS# 108-24-7
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Acetic Anhydride is the anhydride of acetic acid. It is a colorless pungent liquid and is used in making synthetic fibers, plastics, drugs, dyes, perfumes, explosives and aspirin.
Acetic anhydride appears as a clear colorless liquid with a strong odor of vinegar. It has a flash point of 129°F. It is corrosive to metals and tissue.
About Acetic Anhydride
Acetic anhydride appears as a clear colorless liquid with a strong odor of vinegar. Flash point 129°F. Corrosive to metals and tissue. Density 9.0 lb /gal.
Acetic anhydride, or ethanoic anhydride, is the chemical compound with the formula (CH₃CO)₂O. Commonly abbreviated Ac₂O, it is the simplest isolable anhydride of a carboxylic acid and is widely used as a reagent in organic synthesis.
- Molar mass: 102.09 g/mol
- Density: 1.08 g/cm³
- Formula: C4H6O3
- Boiling point: 283.1°F (139.5°C)
- Melting point: -99.58°F (-73.1°C)
- IUPAC ID: acetic anhydride
- Soluble in: Water, Benzene
Acetic Anhydride is highly corrosive chemical and contact can severely irritate and burn the skin and eyes with possible eye damage (PDF).
Acetic Anhydride is a colorless liquid with a characteristic sharp odor. It is used in making plastics, drugs, dyes, perfumes, explosives and aspirin. * Acetic Anhydride is on the Hazardous Substance List because it is regulated by OSHA and cited by ACGIH, DOT, NIOSH, NFPA and EPA. Download the hazard summary PDF.
The United States implemented acetic anhydride regulation in November of 1989.
Acetic Anhydride is dangerous. It is a flammable liquid and vapor. It is harmful if swallowed. It causes severe skin burns and eye damage. It can be fatal if inhaled. Keep this chemical away from heat, sparks, open flames and hot surfaces.
Lab Alley Brand Acetic Anhydride products are intended for laboratory, industrial and manufacturing use only. Prices for Acetic Anhydride start at $25 for a 120ml bottle. Acetic Anhydride is a clear, colorless liquid with a pungent, vinegar odor.