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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride, 98+%

$186.01 - $717.47

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
CAS 156-57-0
Molecular Formula HSCH2CH2NH2·HCl
Formula Weight 113.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012904
Beilstein 3590083
Merck Index 14,2779
Synonym Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride; Cysteamine hydrochloride
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AAA1437722

 
alfa aesar™
A14377-22
100g Each for $186.01

AAA1437736

 
alfa aesar™
A14377-36
500g Each for $717.47
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 65° to 69°C
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
CAS 156-57-0
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula HSCH2CH2NH2·HCl
Formula Weight 113.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012904
Beilstein 3590083
Merck Index 14,2779
Synonym Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride; Cysteamine hydrochloride
Solubility Information Soluble in water and alcohol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number KJ0200000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
An inhibitor of DMBA-induced mammary tumors2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride acts as a precursor in taurine biosynthesis and component of coenzyme A. It is involved in the preparation of active pharmaceutical ingredients like ranitidine and nizatidine. It acts as an antidote for acetaminophen poisoning. Further, it is used in the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis, radiation sickness and disorders of cysteine excretion. In addition to this, it serves as an antioxidant and an inhibitor of 7,12-Dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced tumors.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, methanol and dimethyl sulfoxide.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.