Acetic Anhydride, Lab Grade

Commonly Used In The Production Of Cellulose Acetate Fibers And Plastics

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About Acetic Anhydride, Lab Grade

Acetic Anhydride ACS Grade is a clear, colorless liquid like with a strong, vinegar-like odor. It is commonly used in the production of cellulose acetate fibers and plastics. In chemical synthesis it is widely used as an acetylating agent. It is widely used as a general solvent. 

Common Uses and Applications

  • Adhesive agent
  • Perfumes
  • Plastics production


Chemistry Table

Acetanhydride, Ethanoic anhydride, Acetic oxide, Acetyl anhydride, Acetic acid anhydride, Acetyl ether, Acetyl oxide, Acetic acid anhydride
Lab Grade
Min. 99%
Ethanoic anhydride

Acetic Anhydride, Lab Grade Specifications

Density 1.08 g/cm³
Solubility Acetic anhydride dissolves in water to approximately 2.6% by weight. Soluble in ethanol, benzene and chloroform. Acetic anhydride is miscible with ethanol, ether, acetic acid and ethyl acetate. Acetic anhydride is slightly soluble in carbon tetrachloride.
Melting Point -99.58°F/ -73.1°C
Structure one of the simplest acid anhydrides and is a widely used reagent in organic synthesis. It is a colorless liquid that smells strongly of acetic acid, which is formed by its reaction with the moisture in the air.

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