- Country of manufactureRussia
Acetic acid (CH 3 COOH), produced by carbonylation from methanol and carbon monoxide on a rhodium catalyst, is used in the production of salts and ethers, acetic anhydride, acetyl chloride, dyes, insecticides, as a solvent for varnishes and paints, and also as a latex coagulant.
Acetic acid is a flammable liquid.
Acetic acid causes burns on contact with the skin. Vapors irritate the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. Acetic acid solutions with a concentration of 30% or more cause burns in contact with the skin.