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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride, 98+%

$189.34 - $731.16

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 156-57-0
Molecular Formula HSCH2CH2NH2·HCl
Formula Weight 113.61
MDL Number MFCD00012904
Beilstein 3590083
Merck Index 14,2779
Synonym Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride; Cysteamine hydrochloride
Chemical Name or Material 2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
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AAA1437722 Alfa Aesar™
A1437722
100g Each for $189.34
AAA1437736 Alfa Aesar™
A1437736
500g Each for $731.16
AAA1437714 Alfa Aesar™
A1437714
25g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

156-57-0
113.61
3590083
Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride; Cysteamine hydrochloride
HSCH2CH2NH2·HCl
MFCD00012904
14,2779
2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride

Specifications

156-57-0
113.61
3590083
Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride; Cysteamine hydrochloride
65° to 69°C
2-Mercaptoethylamine hydrochloride
HSCH2CH2NH2·HCl
MFCD00012904
14,2779
Soluble in water and alcohol
100g
≥98%

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : KJ0200000

TSCA : TSCA