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ACETIC ACID

Chemical Name and Formula
Glacial Acetic Acid, CH3COOH

Hazard Notice
CAUSES SEVERE EYE AND SKIN BURNS. Do not get in
eyes, on skin, on clothing. Wear eye protection and
impervious gloves when handling. Vapor extremely
irritating. Avoid breathing vapor. Use with adequate
ventilation. An exhaust hood is recommended.
COMBUSTIBLE. Keep away from heat and flame.


Preparation
Dilution 2.0 N Acetic Acid

  1. Place about 500 mL of distilled water in a 1-litre volumetric
    flask.
  2. Using a graduated cylinder, add slowly, while stirring, 115 mL
    of reagent-grade glacial acetic acid. 
  3. Allow the solution to cool to room temperature and then dilute
    to volume with distilled water ad mix.
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