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Acetic Anhydride 98% (GW)


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Acetic Anhydride 98% (GW)

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Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, is widely used as a reagent in organic synthesis. It is a colourless liquid that smells strongly of acetic acid, formed by its reaction with moisture in the air.


  • Converting Cellulose to Cellulose Acetate
  • Organic synthesis
  • Wood Preservative

Minimum Assay: >99% (BR/IR)
Molecular Formula: C4H6O3
Molecular Weight: 102.09 g/mol
Melting Point: -73.1°C
Boiling Point: 138-141.4° C
Refractive Index: 1.3900 (N20D) 
Residue on Evaporation: <30ppm

Haz Classification: Flammable liquids (Category 3),Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4),Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 3)Skin corrosion (Category 1B),

Hazard Class: 8

Packing Group: 2

Hazard Phrazes: Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Fatal if inhaled.

Prec Phrazes: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. In case of fire: Use

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Cas No: 108-24-7
Einecs No: 203-564-8
FP: 54 Deg C


Acetic Anhydride 98% (GW)
Code Pack Price Qty  
GWN2241-D 500ml £10.87
GWN2241-12D 12 x 500ml £104.48
GWN2241-E 1L £16.38
GWN2241-6E 6 x 1L £92.35

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