Acetic anhydride

A powerful acetylating agent, acetic anhydride can also be employed to absorb water of reaction and is a solvent for many organic and inorganic products.

An important use of acetic anhydride is the acetylation of cellulose and manufacture of a number of vital pharmaceuticals and intermediates. Its key properties include:

General properties

Colourless, corrosive, flammable, pungent, lachrymatory liquid

Precursor chemical

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Freezing point

Freezes at -75.1⁰C

Purity

99% minimum