Urja Exports

Corporate Address

Plot No. 2006/F, 5 A.A. Arcade, Opp. Subhasri Pigment Pvt Ltd, GIDC, Ankleshwar 393002 Gujarat, INDIA

Register Address

Plot No H 3075 Phase-4, 302, Shanti Villa Residency, Golden chokdi, GIDC, Bhadkodara, Bharuch, Gujarat, 393002

Register Address

PLOT NO H 3075 PHASE-4, 302, SHANTI VILLA RESIDENCY, GOLDEN CHOKDI, GIDC, Bhadkodara, Bharuch, Gujarat, 393002

Office Address

Plot No. 2006/F, 5 A.A. Arcade, Opp. Subhasri Pigment Pvt Ltd, GIDC, Ankleshwar 393002 Gujarat, INDIA

Acetic Acid Glacial

Glacial Acetic Acid is a pure, colorless liquid with the ability to absorb moisture from its surroundings and solidify into colorless crystalline needles at 16.7 °C. This weak acid gets its name “Glacial” due to the formation of needle-shaped crystals upon freezing. Characterized by a clear appearance and pungent odor, it is obtained through the destructive distillation of wood, oxidation of acetylene and water, and the aerobic bacteria-mediated oxidation of ethyl alcohol, commonly observed in vinegar production. Glacial acetic acid is notably corrosive and potentially flammable, possessing a low flash point. Common household vinegar typically contains five percent acetic acid by mass, serving various culinary and home-related purposes.

Healthwise, Glacial Acetic Acid may enhance digestive system functions by improving the absorption and utilization of essential nutrients. With the chemical formula CH3COOH, it is recognized as an organic compound. Undiluted, it is referred to as glacial acetic acid. Vinegar, a common household item, is composed of approximately 4%-8% acetic acid by volume, making acetic acid the primary component alongside water. This acid imparts a distinct sour taste and pungent aroma. Beyond its household use, glacial acetic acid is a precursor to polyvinyl acetate and cellulose acetate, used in various industrial applications like the production of esters, cellulose acetate, photographic film, polyvinyl acetate for wood glue, synthetic fibers, and fabrics. Although classified as a weak acid, concentrated acetic acid is corrosive and can harm the skin. Recognized as one of the simplest carboxylic acids, it plays a crucial role as a chemical reagent and industrial chemical. In households, diluted acetic acid is commonly employed in descaling agents.

Product specifications:

Specifications Limits
Acetic Acid, Glacial, % w/w min. 99.50
Heavy metals (Pb) including iron, ppm 5.00
Boiling point, o C 117 – 119
Chloride (as Cl), ppm max. 15.00
Sulphates (as SO4″), ppm max 15.00
Residue on evaporation, % w/w max 00.02
Formic Acid, % w/w max. 00.25
Packaging 35 Kg. Jerry cans made of HDPE. Bulk, transport in dry and leak-proof SS Tankers / Containers.
Application In the manufacture of cellulose acetate, acetate rayon; plastics & rubber in tanning; printing calico and drying silk; as preservative in food industries; as solvent and chemical intermediate.