Acetic acid is also known as ethanoic acid, ethylic acid, vinegar acid, and methane carboxylic acid; it has the chemical formula of CH3COOH. Acetic acid is a byproduct of fermentation, and gives vinegar its characteristic odor. Vinegar is about 4-6% acetic acid in water.
|IUPAC ID||Acetic acid|
|Molar mass||60.052 g/mol|
|Boiling point||118 °C|
|Melting point||16.6 °C|
|More general ingredient||Hydrogen|