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it is commonly used as a solvent, for many things such as: glue, paint etc.

they are used for photographic chemicals, these are highly deadly as they can gauge in with your body, they are usually linked with causing cancer in many ways.

the ethanoic acid however is pretty weak, they can cause less danger to your body if the colours from the chemicals are black and white.

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One of the main disadvantages of carboxylic acid is that if it touches the human or an animal's skin it will burn it because it is the result of a chemical reaction of something like an acid or a base and the cells of the skin. There are many different substances that can "burn" the skin and do it in a variety of ways.

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Ethanoic acid is CH3CO2H, also known as Acetic acid and is a weak organic acid. The structure of ethanoic acid is CH3COOH. It irritates mucous membranes and can cause skin burns if concentrated enough.

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12y ago

Contact with the eyes can cause serious long-term damage

It's classified as Harmful (Generally dangerous) and Corrosive (Can cause damage to skin, eyes or other parts of the body on contact).

Always wear safety glasses and/or rubber gloves

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Ethanoic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is found in plants. There is no problems with ethanoic acid for the environment or humans.

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