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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl mercaptoacetate, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 623-51-8
Molecular Formula C4H8O2S
Linear Formula HSCH2CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 120.17
MDL Number MFCD00004874
UN Number UN1228
Beilstein 605581
Synonym Ethyl thioglycolate; Mercaptoacetic acid ethyl ester
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl mercaptoacetate
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AAA1432122 Alfa Aesar™
A1432122
100g N/A N/A  
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AAA1432106 Alfa Aesar™
A1432106
5g N/A N/A  
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AAA1432136 Alfa Aesar™
A1432136
500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
It finds its application in the reaction of the dilithio-derivative with an aldehyde, followed by conversion to the episulfide by reaction with ethyl chloroformate, and desulfurization with triethyl phosphite, leads to the (E)-2-alkenoic acid with high stereoselectivity. It is used as depilatories, hair straightening agent, hair waving agent, and reducing agent in cosmetic industry.

Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Notes
Air sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents and air. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Protect from electrostatic charges and store away from ignition sources. Store under inert gas.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

623-51-8
HSCH2CO2CH2CH3
MFCD00004874
605581
Ethyl mercaptoacetate
C4H8O2S
120.17
UN1228
Ethyl thioglycolate; Mercaptoacetic acid ethyl ester

Specifications

48°C (118°F)
156° to 159°C
100g
C4H8O2S
120.17
UN1228
Ethyl thioglycolate; Mercaptoacetic acid ethyl ester
≥98%
Stench
−80°C
623-51-8
HSCH2CO2CH2CH3
MFCD00004874
605581
Ethyl mercaptoacetate

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301-H226
Toxic if swallowed.
Flammable liquid and vapour.

GHS P Statement
P260-P280f-P233-P309-P310
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective clothing.
Keep container tightly closed.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MERCAPTANS, LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : AI6650000

TSCA : TSCA