Acetic acid - glacial

Be the first to review this product

Availability: Out of stock

Regular Price: £8.99

Special Price £6.74

Quick Overview
Glacial acetic acid.

Commonly used in wetplate developer formulations

Acetic acid - glacial

Glacial acetic acid.

Commonly used in wetplate developer formulations
Additional Information
Product Identifier

Acetic acid

Brand : Wet plate supplies

CAS-No. : 64-19-7

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

Buildingbox Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
PE26 2RB

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address :

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Flammable liquids (Category 3)
Skin corrosion (Category 1A)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC




Synonyms : Glacial acetic acid

Formula : C2H4O2
Molecular Weight : 60.05 g/mol

First aid

Description of first aid measures General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media  Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information

Use water spray to cool unopened containers.


Precautions for safe handling

Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Moisture sensitive. Storage class (TRGS 510): Flammable liquids

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
Sweep up and shovel.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity No

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - Rat - 3,310 mg/kg

LC50 Inhalation - Mouse - 1 h - 5620 ppm

Remarks: Sense Organs and Special Senses (Nose, Eye, Ear, and Taste):Eye:Conjunctive irritation. Sense Organs and Special Senses (Nose, Eye, Ear, and Taste):Eye:Other. Blood:Other changes.

 LC50 Inhalation - Rat - 4 h - 11.4 mg/l
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - 1,112 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

Skin - Rabbit

Result: Causes severe burns.

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

Eyes - Rabbit

Result: Corrosive to eyes

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

No data available


IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity

No data available

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure No data available

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

No data available

Aspiration hazard No data available

Additional Information

RTECS: AF1225000

Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx, spasm, inflammation and edema of the bronchi, pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, burning sensation, Cough, wheezing, laryngitis, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Ingestion or inhalation of concentrated acetic acid causes damage to tissues of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Symptoms include: hematemesis, bloody diarrhea, edema and/or perforation of the esophagus and pylorus, pancreatitis, hematuria, anuria, uremia, albuminuria, hemolysis, convulsions, bronchitis, pulmonary edema, pneumonia, cardiovascular collapse, shock, and death. Direct contact or exposure to high concentrations of vapor with skin or eyes can cause: erythema, blisters, tissue destruction with slow healing, skin blackening, hyperkeratosis, fissures, corneal erosion, opacification, iritis, conjunctivitis, and possible blindness., To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.


The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

Acetic acid - glacial Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Acetic acid - glacial