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Few things about Acetic acid you must know

Post  bejoy on Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:58 am

Acetic acid which is also known as Ethanoic acid is a colorless organic acid with chemicals formula C2H4O2 is liquid with strong and distinctive pungent and sour smell. Acetic acid got its name from a word “Acetum”, which is a Latin word for vinegar. Because of its presence in vinegar, it’s mostly well known, as the pungent and sour smell is because of acetic acid in vinegar.

Characteristics of acetic acid
Acetic acid is a weak acid.
Glacial Ethanoic acid is very much corrosive to metals.

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