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Alfa Aesar™ Trichloroacetic acid, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Trichloroacetic acid
CAS 76-03-9
Molecular Formula Cl3CCO2H
Formula Weight 163.39g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004177
UN Number UN1839
Beilstein 970119
Merck Index 14,9627
Synonym TCA
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AAA111560B

 
alfa aesar™
A11156-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1115630

 
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A11156-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1115636

 
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A11156-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Acrid
Melting Point 54° to 58°C
pH <1
Boiling Point 196°C
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Trichloroacetic acid
CAS 76-03-9
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula Cl3CCO2H
Formula Weight 163.39g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004177
UN Number UN1839
Beilstein 970119
Merck Index 14,9627
Synonym TCA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
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: TRICHLOROACETIC ACID
RTECS Number AJ7875000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
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.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ethyl ether, benzene, acetone, o-xylene and carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and amines.

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
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.