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Acetic Anhydride, Reagent, ACS

A1015 | 108-24-7 | C4H6O3 | Spectrum Chemical

Catalog Size Package Availability Manufacturer List Price Unit
A1015-125ML 125 ML Spectrum Chemical $94.50 EA
A1015-500MLGL 500 ML GLASS Spectrum Chemical $151.50 $657.00 EA CS(6)

A1015-2.5LTGL 2.5 LT GLASS Spectrum Chemical $304.00 $864.00 EA CS(4)

A1015-4LTGL 4 LT GLASS Spectrum Chemical $440.00 $1399.00 EA CS(4)

A1015-20LTBL 20 LT Spectrum Chemical $870.00 EA
A1015-200LTBL 200 LT Spectrum Chemical $3380.00 EA

Description Back to Top

Acetic Anhydride, Reagent, ACS, or ethanoic anhydride as it is otherwise known is a colorless, strong smelling liquid chemical compound that is the simplest isolatable acid anhydride and commonly used as a reagent for organic synthesis. Mainly used for acetylations, its main use is for the conversion of cellulose to cellulose acetate and in the synthesis of aspirin. As an ACS grade Reagent, Spectrum Chemical manufactured acetic anhydride is used as the quality standard against which other substances are graded and has met the toughest regulatory standards for quality and pureness.

Specifications Back to Top

Test Specification
Min Max
ASSAY [(CH3CO)2O] 97.0 %
CHLORIDE (Cl) 5 ppm
PHOSPHATE (PO4) 0.001 %
SULFATES (SO4) 5 ppm
HEAVY METALS (as Pb) 2 ppm
IRON (Fe) 5 ppm

Regulatory Documents Back to Top

The following documents may be required for purchase. For additional information, please contact Customer Service at 800-813-1514 or Compliance@SpectrumChemical.com

This item is a DEA LIST II CHEMICAL. California customers must complete form QAF481. Non-California customers: If the purchase quantity exceeds the threshold limit, form QAF482 must be completed. DEA LIST II thresholds can be found at http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/21cfr/cfr/1310/1310_04.htm.

QAF482 Designation of Authorized Purchaser: DEA List 1 & 2 Chemicals
QAF481 Designation of Authorized Purchaser: California Specified Chemicals and Certain Glassware, Apparatus, Reagents and Solvents

Shipping & Storage Back to Top

Shipping Information
When shipping via FedEx Air the item will ship priority overnight. A higher hazmat fee will apply.

DOT: UN1715, Acetic anhydride, 8 (3), PG II

Largest individual container shippable via:
UPS/FedEx Ground: 20 L    UPS Air: 500 ml    FedEx Air: 20 L

Additional UPS-imposed hazardous material charge.
Tariff No. 2915240000

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