- a colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, having an acrid odor, usually derived from acrolein by oxidation: used especially in the synthesis of acrylic resins.
- a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH 2 :CHCOOHSystematic name: propenoic acid
- A colorless, corrosive liquid that readily forms polymers. It is used to make plastics, paints, synthetic rubbers, and textiles. Chemical formula: C3H4O2.