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Alfa Aesar™ Oxalic acid dihydrate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Oxalic acid dihydrate
CAS 6153-56-6
Molecular Formula C2H2O4·2H2O
Linear Formula HO2CCO2H·2H2O
Formula Weight 126.07 (90.04 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149102
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 3679436
Merck Index 14,6911
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AAA138660B

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alfa aesar™
A138660B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA138660I

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A138660I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1386630

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alfa aesar™
A1386630
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 126.07 (90.04 Anhydrous)
Melting Point 101° to 105°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P310-P301+P312-P312-P501a
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
pH 1.3
Molecular Formula C2H2O4·2H2O
MDL Number MFCD00149102
Linear Formula HO2CCO2H·2H2O
Odor Odorless
Quantity 1000g
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,6911
UN Number UN3261
TSCA TSCA
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
CAS 6153-56-6
RTECS Number KI1600000
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H312
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Beilstein 3679436
Chemical Name or Material Oxalic acid dihydrate

Applications
Oxalic acid dihydrate acts as an analytical reagent, as a reducing agent for photographic films and as a mordant in dyeing process. It is used as a plating agent, a surface treating agent, a grinding agent, a precipitating agent in rare-earth mineral processing, a bleaching agent in textile and a purifying agent in pharmaceutical industry. It plays an important role in antibiotic medication like oxytetracycline and chloramphenicol. It finds application in water treatment plants to remove calcium waste water. It is also used as a buffer in chromatographic separation as well as bleach for wood, removing black stains caused by water penetration.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, ether and glycerol. Insoluble in chloroform.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with bases, acid chlorides and alkali metals.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P310-P301+P312-P312-P501a
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H312
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.