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Acetic acid



CAS number: 64-19-7
Synonyms: Ethanoic acid; Vinegar acid; Methanecarboxylic acid; Ethyllic acid; Pyroligneus acid
Chemical class: Organic Acids
Industry claims found in: banana, beer, beef, apple juice, apricot, blue cheese, blueberries, vinegar, coffee, roasted peanuts
Industry claims used in: condiment relishes, chocolate covered candy, vermouth and table wine
Possible physical or functional effects: Curing and pickling agents; Flavor enhancers; Flavoring agents and adjuvants; pH control agents; Solvents and vehicles; Other
Properties: industry claims FEMA GRAS; used in cigarettes; used in smokeless tobacco
Toxicology: Pure acetic acid: moderately toxic by ingestion, inhalation; dilute approved FDA for food use; strong irritant to skin and tissue; TLV 10 ppm in air; LD50 (oral, rat) 3310 mg/kg


Synonyms

   Acetic acid