glacial acetic acid

glacial acetic acid
gla·cial acetic acid 'glā-shəl- n acetic acid containing usu. less than 1 percent of water, obtained as a pungent caustic hygroscopic liquid that is a good solvent (as for oils and resins), and used formerly as a caustic to remove warts but now only in veterinary medicine for this purpose

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[USP] anhydrous acetic acid, used as a solvent, as a caustic and vesicant, and as a pharmaceutic necessity.

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