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Alfa Aesar™ Dichloroacetic acid, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dichloroacetic Acid
CAS 79-43-6
Molecular Formula Cl2CHCO2H
Formula Weight 128.94g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004223
UN Number UN1764
Beilstein 1098596
Merck Index 14,3050
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AAA147400E

 
alfa aesar™
A14740-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1474022

 
alfa aesar™
A14740-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1474036

 
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A14740-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Pungent
Boiling Point 192° to 194°C
Melting Point 9° to 11°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Chemical Name or Material Dichloroacetic acid
CAS 79-43-6
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula Cl2CHCO2H
Formula Weight 128.94g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004223
UN Number UN1764
Beilstein 1098596
Merck Index 14,3050
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: DICHLOROACETIC ACID
RTECS Number AG6125000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Dichloroacetic acid salts are used as drugs due to its inhibition of the enzyme pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase. It is also employed to stem the production of lactic acid to treat lactic acidosis. It is clinically essential in children to treat lactic acidosis.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, diethyl ether, n-octanol and acetone.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Hygroscopic