Monochloroacetic Acid

 

 

Synonyms:

  Chloroethanioc acid; Monochloroacetic acid.

 

Molecular Weight: 94.5

 

Appearance:

 White crystalline chips.

 

Melting Point: 62 - 64 c 

 

Boiling Point: 189 c 

 

Solubility:

 Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform and benzene.

 

Quality Control:

 Analytical methods. 

 

Average Analysis:

 Monochloroacetic acid 97-99%. 

 

Handling:

 Wear appropriate NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator, chemical safety gloves. Safety goggles, other protective clothing. Do not breath vapour. Do not get in eyes, or on skin, on clothing, Wash thoroughly after handling, highly toxic and corrosive.

 

Toxicity Data:  

Orl - mus  LD50: 240 mg/kg

 

Health Hazards:

 Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin, material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes and skin. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm.

 

First Aid:

 In case of eye contact, wash with plenty of water for 15 min., In case of skin contact, wash with soap and plenty of water in case of inhalation, remove to fresh air, if ingested wash out mouth wit water.

 

Packing:

120 kg  plastic drums.

 

Storage:

 In tightly closed container, in a cool and dry place.

 

Decomposition Products:

  Toxic fumes of CO, CO2&HCl gases. 

 

Transportation:

 we generally ship our chemicals in accordance with the method specified or implied by our order. However we reserve the right to change this method for certain hazardous chemicals which, when required by regulations or in our judgment, can not be shipped safely by the method specified or implied requirements.

 

Applications:

 For manufacture of various dyes and other organic chemicals. 

 

 

 

 

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