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100063  Acetic acid (glacial) 100%
anhydrous for analysis EMSURE® ACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur

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20 April 2014


In Histology, acetic acid is used for the preparation of stain solutions, as additive for Bouin’s solution or as Fixative as an 1–4% solution in conjunction with other fixatives.

Product number Packaging Qty/Pk Quantity Price
1000631000  Glass bottle   1 l  loading
1000631011  Plastic bottle   1 l  loading
1000632500  Glass bottle   2.5 l  loading
1000632510  Safebreak btl.   2.5 l  loading
1000632511  Plastic bottle   2.5 l  loading
1000639026  Plastic container   25 l  loading
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Product information
Grade ACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur
Synonyms Ethanoic acid
Hill Formula C2H4O2
Chemical formula CH3COOH
HS Code 2915 21 00
EC number 200-580-7
Molar mass 60.05 g/mol
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
EC index number 607-002-00-6
CAS number 64-19-7
Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 485 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point 17 °C
Molar mass 60.05 g/mol
Density 1.05 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 2.5 (50 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 116 - 118 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 15.4 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 4 - 19.9 %(V)
Flash point 39 °C
Refractive index 1.37 (20 °C)
Viscosity kinematic 1.17 mm2/s (20 °C)
Evaporation number 24
Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P307 + P310: IF exposed: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS AF1225000
Storage class 3 Flammable liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Safety information
R Phrase R 10-35
Flammable.Causes severe burns.
S Phrase S 23-26-45
Do not breathe vapour.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger flammable, corrosive
Hazard Symbol
Transport information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID UN 2789 Eisessig, 8 (3), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2789 ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL, 8 (3), II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2789 ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL, 8 (3), II
Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 3310 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 1060 mg/kg
Acetic acid (glacial) 100%, molecular structure

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