|Product Name:||Acetic acid|
|Synonym||Acide Acetique, Kyselina Octova, Ethylic Acid, Ethanoic acid monomer, Aci-jel|
|Solubility in water||Miscible|
|Boiling Point:||244.4°F (118°C)|
- Most of the ethanoic acid produced is converted into ethenyl ethanoate (vinyl acetate) which is the monomer for poly(ethenyl ethanoate)
- The acid itself is the solvent for the liquid phase oxidation of 1,4-dimethylbenzene (p-xylene), leading to the production of polyesters.
- It is also used in diluted form in Dry Cleaning of Laundry.
- Has wide application in textile industry.