Acetic Acid

Acetic Acid (C2H4O2) is a clear, colourless liquid with a pungent odour. Lenzing AG produces Acetic Acid as a by-product of pulp production from beech wood. It is recovered in several process steps and processed to quality, food-grade Acetic Acid. Our product is free from solids and of high purity, therefore applicable for human consumption.

Fields of application

  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Solvents
  • Textile industry

Production sites


Mode of Delivery



Truck, rail, container


Stainless steel, glass and polyethylene container.
Concentrated Acetic Acid crystallizes at temperatures below 15°C

Customs tariff number

29 15 21 00