-it ia a colorless liquid with a pleasant smell and burning taste
-due to its weakly acidic nature ethanol reacts with sodium to liberate Hyde gas.
-it is soluble in water.
-it is used as solvent
-commercially known as acetic acid and belong to carboxylic acid group
-it reacts with bases to form salt and water
-it have a pungent smell and sour taste
-soluble in water