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Acetic Acid

  1. Hosea Cheung,
  2. Robin S. Tanke,
  3. G. Paul Torrence

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a01_045.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Cheung, H., Tanke, R. S. and Torrence, G. P. 2011. Acetic Acid. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Celanese Ltd., Chemicals Division, Technical Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.Production
4.1.Carbonylation of Methanol
4.2.Direct Oxidation of Saturated Hydrocarbons
4.3.Acetaldehyde Process
4.4.Other Processes
4.5.Concentration and Purification
4.6.Construction Materials
5.Wastewater and Off-Gas Problems
6.Quality Specifications
7.Analysis
8.Storage, Transportation, and Customs Regulations
9.Uses
10.Derivatives
10.1.Salts
10.1.1.Aluminum Acetate
10.1.2.Ammonium Acetate
10.1.3.Alkali Metal Salts
10.2.Esters
10.2.1.Methyl Acetate
10.2.2.Ethyl Acetate
10.2.3.Butyl Acetate
10.2.4.2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
10.2.5.Other Esters
10.3.Acetyl Chloride
10.4.Amides
10.4.1.Acetamide
10.4.2.N,N-Dimethylacetamide
10.5.Phenylacetic Acid
11.Economic Aspects
12.Toxicology and Occupational Health