Oxalic acid, anhydrous, 98%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals
Oxalic acid is used as reducing agent for photographic films, as mordant in dyeing process, as bleaching agent for removal of rust through complex formation, and as grinding agent during polishing of marble. It is used in waste water treatment to remove calcium. The conjugate base of oxalic acid acts as a chelating agent for metal ions. It is used as a catalyst for esterifications in synthetic organic chemistry and as an analytical reagent.
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|Melting Point||∼185°C (decomposition)|
|Solubility Information||Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol and ether. Insoluble in benzene and chloroform.|
|Chemical Name or Material||Oxalic acid, Anhydrous|
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GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
EINECSNumber : 205-634-3
RTECSNumber : RO2450000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures
RUO – Research Use Only