Definitions for "Abietic acid"
Abietiinihappo Abietinsyra Wood extractive, abietane-type of resin acid.
Abietic acid (also known as abietinic acid or sylvic acid), a resin acid, is the primary irritant in pine, isolated from rosin (via isomerization). It is soluble in alcohols, acetone, and ethers. It is used in lacquers, varnishes, and soaps, and for the analysis of resins and the preparation of metal resinates.