Name the natural source of Acetic acid.


Oxalic acid is found in tomatoes, lactic acid in curd and acetic acid is found in vinegar.

Natural source of acetic acid – Vinegar

Natural source of oxalic acid – Tomatoes

Natural source of lactic acid – Curd

Any alcoholic solution can oxidise and produce a solution containing acetic acid, which is vinegar.

Acetic acid or ethanoic acid with chemical formula CH3COOH is a highly recognised organic compound that gives vinegar its sour taste and pungent odour. It is an example for one of the simplest carboxylic acids.

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