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Trichloroacetic Acid

Product group

Carboxylic acids and salts

Synonyms

Trichloroacetic acid
2,2,2-trichloroacetic acid

IUPAC name

Trichloroacetic acid

Appearance

White crystalline flakes

Applications

Intermediate for pharmaceuticals (e.g. Cefuroxime, Carbamazepine); Additive in the polyester film (matt finish); Etching and pickling agent in the surface treatment of metals; Detritylation agent in the oligonucleotide synthesis; Irreversible protein prec

Other properties:

Melting point:54-58 (lit) °C

Water solubility:

120 g/100 ml (20°C, lit)

Hygroscopic

CABB abbreviation

TCAA

Chemical Structure:

"Trichloroacetic Acid

Formula:

C2HCl3O2

CAS-No.:

76-03-9

Molecular weight:

163.4 g/mol

UN No.:

1839

EINECS No.:

200-927-2

 

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