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Alfa Aesar™ Mercaptosuccinic acid, 98%

$53.77 - $178.93

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Mercaptosuccinic acid
CAS 70-49-5
Molecular Formula C4H6O4S
Formula Weight 150.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004860
Beilstein 1099858
Merck Index 14,9343
Synonym Thiomalic acid
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100g Each for $53.77

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alfa aesar™
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500g Each for $178.93
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 150° to 155°C
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Mercaptosuccinic acid
CAS 70-49-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H6O4S
Formula Weight 150.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004860
Beilstein 1099858
Merck Index 14,9343
Synonym Thiomalic acid
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 WM8225000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Mercaptosuccinic acid is used in the preparation of mercaptosuccinic acid diethyl ester by reaction with ethanol. It is also used as a brightening agent in metal plating. Further, it serves as an intermediate for the synthesis of corrosion inhibitors, soil fumigants, active pharmaceutical ingredients and electroplating agents.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and acetone. Slightly soluble in ether. Insoluble in benzene.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

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.