Alfa Aesar™ Chloroacetic acid, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A114820B

Quantity 1000g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 79-11-8
    Molecular Formula C2H3ClO2
    Linear Formula ClCH2CO2H
    Formula Weight 94.50g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002683
    UN Number UN1751
    Beilstein 605438
    Merck Index 14,2112
    Synonym Monochloroacetic acid
    Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic acid

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 189°C
    Melting Point 60° to 63°C
    pH <1.0
    Quantity 1000g
    Flash Point 126°C (258°F)
    Odor Pungent
    CAS 79-11-8
    Molecular Formula C2H3ClO2
    Linear Formula ClCH2CO2H
    Formula Weight 94.50g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00002683
    UN Number UN1751
    Beilstein 605438
    Merck Index 14,2112
    Synonym Monochloroacetic acid
    Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohols, benzene, chloroform, ether
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 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.
    Health Hazard 3 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.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CHLOROACETIC ACID, SOLID
    RTECS Number AF8575000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Chloroacetic acid
    Assay 99%

    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.

    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

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