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Alfa Aesar™ Chloroacetic acid, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A114820B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA114820B


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Chloroacetic acid is used in the production of pharmaceuticals, dyes, detergents, synthetic caffeine, glycine and thioglycolic acid, which acts as a stabilizer in PVC. It acts as a precursor to glyphosate and adrenaline. It also serves as a preservative and bacteriostat. Further, it is used as surface active agents and photosensitive chemicals. It is also used in the O-alkylation of salicylaldehyde and an active component in cosmetics. In addition, it is involved in the preparation of thickening agent carboxymethyl cellulose and carboxymethyl starch.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, acetone, diethyl ether, benzene, chloroform and ethanol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and strong reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

79-11-8
ClCH2CO2H
MFCD00002683
605438
Monochloroacetic acid
C2H3ClO2
94.5
UN1751
14,2112
Chloroacetic acid

Specifications

126°C (258°F)
189°C
1000g
79-11-8
ClCH2CO2H
MFCD00002683
605438
Monochloroacetic acid
Chloroacetic acid
Pungent
60° to 63°C
<1.0
C2H3ClO2
94.5
UN1751
14,2112
Soluble in water, alcohols, benzene, chloroform, ether
99%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROACETIC ACID, SOLID

RTECSNumber : AF8575000

TSCA : TSCA

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