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Thioglycolic Acid 98%

Air Senstitive

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar B2039122

Quantity 100g

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Catalog No. AAB2039122


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Reagent that protects tryptophan in amino acid analysis.Mercaptoacetic acid is used as a protecting agent for tryptophan in amino acid analysis and an acidity indicator. It finds application as an intermediate in the chemical reactions such as addition, elimination and cyclization. It acts as a precursor to ammonium thioglycolate, sodium thioglycolate and calcium thioglycolate. Its organotin derivatives are used as stabilizers for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). In organic synthesis, it acts as a nucleophile in thioglycolysis reactions and sulfur transfer agent for sulfonyl chloride synthesis. Further, it is used in leather processing.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ethers, ketones, esters, chlorinated hydrocarbons, benzene and aromatic hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with chloroform.

Notes
Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

68-11-1
C2H4O2S
92.11
Mercaptoacetic acid, 98%
Liquid
HSCH2CO2H
Mercaptoacetic acid

Specifications

1.295
68-11-1
C2H4O2S
92.11
UN1940
14,9336
Mercaptoacetic acid, 98%
100g
Liquid
HSCH2CO2H
MFCD00004876
506166
Mercaptoacetic acid
≥97%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H314

GHS P Statement
P260-P261-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: THIOGLYCOLIC ACID

RTECSNumber : AI5950000

TSCA : TSCA

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