Chemical Entity Data Page

Acetyl hydroperoxide
AcOOH
CH3COOOH
Peracetic acid
C
2
H
4
O
3
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 76.051
Melting point = .1 °C
Boiling point = 105 °C
Density = 1.226 g/cm3
Purity = 30 %
Solubility in organics = very soluble
Molar absorbtivity = 25 at 240 nm


Made in situ by adding hydrogen peroxide to acetic acid.
Wikipedia Page:

Peracetic acid
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Peracetic acid
Brønsted acid, hydroxy (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


Per-Oxygen Oxidising Agent (generic)


Peroxide, organic (generic)


Peroxycarboxylic acid (generic)


Type 3 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


Type 15 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


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