Alfa Aesar™ Trichloroacetic acid, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A111560I
Protein precipitation reagent Trichloroacetic acid is used as a precipitating agent in biochemistry for precipitation of proteins, DNA and RNA. It is an active ingredient used for cosmetic treatments like chemical peels, tattoo removal and the treatment of warts including genital warts. It is also used to determine protein concentration and a decalcifier and fixative in microscopy.
Soluble in water, alcohol, ethyl ether, benzene, acetone, o-xylene and carbon tetrachloride.
Moisture sensitive. Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and amines.
|54°C to 58°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS P Statement
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TRICHLOROACETIC ACID
RTECSNumber : AJ7875000
TSCA : TSCA