glacial acetic acid


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gla·cial a·ce·tic ac·id

contains 99% absolute acetic acid; a caustic for removal of corns and warts.

glacial acetic acid

[glā′shəl]
a clear, colorless liquid or crystalline substance (CH3COOH) with a pungent odor. It is obtained by the destructive distillation of wood, by oxidation of acetylene and water by air, or by the oxidation of ethyl alcohol by aerobic bacteria, as in the production of vinegar. Glacial acetic acid is strongly corrosive and potentially flammable, having a low flash point. It is miscible in alcohol, ether, glycerol, and water and is used as a solvent for organic compounds. Also called vinegar acid.

acetic acid

constituent of some antimycotic paints
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To 1-mL aliquots we added 10, 20, 30, and 35 [micro]L of 50% glacial acetic acid.
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Table 79: Chinese Glacial Acetic Acid Market (2005-2007):
Solutions for TLC development of the basic drugs included TLC developing solution (30 mL of methanol, 15 mL of water, 870 mL of ethyl acetate), TD A-1 (25 mL of 37% formaldehyde), TD A-2 (250 mL of concentrated sulfuric acid), and TD A-3 (modified Dragendorff's reagent--add 10 mL of glacial acetic acid to Ansys-supplied proprietary vial of potassium iodide/iodine/bismuth subnitrate and dilute with deionized water to a volume of 250 mL).
Table 55: Chinese Glacial Acetic Acid Imports and Exports -
Table 102: Chinese Glacial Acetic Acid Market (2005-2007):
Limited Tenders are invited for Bovine Serum Albumin, Trizma Base, Acrylamide, Glycine, Dithiotheritol, Glacial Acetic Acid, Silver Staining Kit, Aces Buffer, Sodium Chloride
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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Chemicals, Glacial Acetic Acid, Ammonia Solution, Calcium Oxide Powder, And Acetone As Per Purchasers Tender Specification As Per Annexure-I Of The Tender Document.