Acetaldehyde (C2H4O) is a highly flammable colorless liquid, used to make other chemicals, is polymerizable and peroxidizable. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Acetaldehyde. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, Fire-rated

Acetaldehyde Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Polymerizable.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use compliant flammable storage containers.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizers, acids, bases, alcohols, ammonia & amines, phenols, ketones, HCN, H2S
  • Description: Acetaldehyde is an organic chemical compound with the formula CH3 CHO, sometimes abbreviated by chemists as MeCHO. It is one of the most important aldehydes, occurring widely in nature and being produced on a large scale industrially.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Acetaldehyde Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C2H4O 788.00 kg/m³ 68.36°F (20.2°C) ethanal 44.05256 g/mol Cold water, hot water, diethyl ether, acetone -190.3°F (-123.5°C)

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