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Alfa Aesar™ Methoxyacetic acid, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methoxyacetic acid
CAS 625-45-6
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
Linear Formula CH3OCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 90.08
MDL Number MFCD00004308
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 635800
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AAB229170B

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B229170B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2291718

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B2291718
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 90.08
Chemical Name or Material Methoxyacetic acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
Linear Formula CH3OCH2CO2H
MDL Number MFCD00004308
CAS 625-45-6
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 635800
pH 1.6
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Melting Point 8°C
Boiling Point 202° to 204°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 114°C (237°F)
Odor Odorless
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H360-H314-H302
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number AI8650000

Applications
Methoxyacetic acid is used in zebrafish embryotoxicity test to evaluate chemical toxicity after exposure of the complete vertebrate embryo during embryogenesis. It is also used in industry as gelling, viscosity and stabilizer reagent.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

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
H360-H314-H302
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.