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Acetic acid

Acetic acid is one of the most versatile organic chemicals manufactured today with applications in almost every industry.
 

At BP Acetyls Europe, we produce acetic acid on two plants. We offer a range of grades, all of which have strict quality control processes established. Key properties of BP Acetic Acid chemically pure include: 

General properties

General properties
Colourless, corrosive, flammable liquid

Biodegradability

Biodegradability
Readily biodegradable

Freezing point

Freezing point
Freezes at 16.35⁰C

Purity

Purity
99.85% minimum

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

General properties
Colourless, corrosive, flammable, pungent, lachrymatory liquid

Precursor chemical

Precursor chemical
We ensure compliance with the regulation for manufacture and supply of acetic anhydride

Freezing point

Freezing point
Freezes at -75.1⁰C

Purity

Purity
99% minimum

Quality

At BP Acetyls Europe, we take safety and quality very seriously.
 

We are committed to the excellence of our products and have extensive measures and systems in place to ensure that we consistently offer only the highest quality products:

 

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

We operate under accredited ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 management systems.

 

Laboratory Information Management System

Facilitating the process of testing at various points of the manufacturing process to ensure compliance to the product specification.

 

Process control

Using state of the art control systems to ensure consistent product quality.

 

Prior Cargo Policy

Our bespoke system designed to minimize the risk of contamination in the supply chain.

 

Quantity and Quality Control Manual and active auditing of supply chain

We have a robust third-party programme to ensure appropriate standards of quality control.