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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl mercaptoacetate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl mercaptoacetate
CAS 2365-48-2
Molecular Formula C3H6SO2
Linear Formula HSCH2COOCH3
Formula Weight 106.14
MDL Number MFCD00004873
UN Number UN1228
Beilstein 506259
Synonym Mercaptoacetic acid methyl ester; Methyl thioglycolate
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AAL0378322

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alfa aesar™
L0378322
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0378336

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alfa aesar™
L0378336
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 106.14
Molecular Formula C3H6SO2
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Synonym Mercaptoacetic acid methyl ester; Methyl thioglycolate
CAS 2365-48-2
Assay 98%
Chemical Name or Material Methyl mercaptoacetate
TSCA TSCA
UN Number UN1228
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MERCAPTANS, LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S.
Boiling Point 148° to 149°C
MDL Number MFCD00004873
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H226-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Flash Point 56°C (132°F)
Linear Formula HSCH2COOCH3
Beilstein 506259
RTECS Number AI7350000
Quantity 100g
Odor Stench
Melting Point −3°C

Applications
Methyl thioglycolate was used in the preparation of 3-carbomethoxy-4- oxotetrahydrothiopyran, 2- and 4-carbomethoxy-3-oxotetrahydrothiophene. It is used to prepare methyl thioglycolate and aminoethanethiol conjugated gold nanorods.

Solubility
Soluble in water. (40 g/L at 20°C)

Notes
Air Sensitive. Store under dry inert gas. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and air.