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Alfa Aesar™ Chloroacetic acid, 99%

$25.12 - $25.12

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic acid
CAS 79-11-8
Molecular Formula C2H3ClO2
Linear Formula ClCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 94.50g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002683
UN Number UN1751
Beilstein 605438
Merck Index 14,2112
Synonym Monochloroacetic acid
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AAA114820B

 
alfa aesar™
A11482-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1148230

 
alfa aesar™
A1148230
250g Each for $25.12
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 189°C
Melting Point 60° to 63°C
pH <1.0
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 126°C (258°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic acid
CAS 79-11-8
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C2H3ClO2
Linear Formula ClCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 94.50g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002683
UN Number UN1751
Beilstein 605438
Merck Index 14,2112
Synonym Monochloroacetic acid
Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohols, benzene, chloroform, ether
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROACETIC ACID, SOLID
RTECS Number AF8575000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Chloroacetic acid is used in the production of pharmaceuticals, dyes, detergents, synthetic caffeine, glycine and thioglycolic acid, which acts as a stabilizer in PVC. It acts as a precursor to glyphosate and adrenaline. It also serves as a preservative and bacteriostat. Further, it is used as surface active agents and photosensitive chemicals. It is also used in the O-alkylation of salicylaldehyde and an active component in cosmetics. In addition, it is involved in the preparation of thickening agent carboxymethyl cellulose and carboxymethyl starch.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone, diethyl ether, benzene, chloroform and ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.