Acetic acid

July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/23/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article presents information on various aspects of acetic acid. It reports that the acid is used in the production of various chemicals including vinyl acetate monomer, purified terephthalic acid and acetic anhydride. It discusses that increased consumption in Russia has raised the demand of acetic acid but there is a shortage in supply after an outage in Celanese AG. Also mentioned is the information on acetic acid prices, the technology used in its production and its health implications.


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