Asked by kanishkaaggarwal | 1st Jan, 2010, 05:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Acetic acid is corrosive to metals including iron, magnesium, and zinc, forming hydrogen gas and metal salts called acetates. Since it includes eating away of metals, acetic acid leads to corrosion and is hence corrosive in nature.

Answered by  | 4th Jan, 2010, 02:38: PM

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