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Sodium monochloroacetate

Product group

Carboxylic acids and salts

Synonyms

Chloroacetic acid sodium salt

IUPAC name

Sodium monochloroacetate

Appearance

White crystalline powder

Applications

Manufacturing of carboxymethylcellulose and -starch as thickening agent for detergents, oil drilling, paper, food and pharma applications; Production of agrochemicals like herbicides (e.g. 2,4-D and MCPA) or insecticides e.g. (dimethoates); Raw material for betaine production (personal care); Manufacturing of thioglycolic acid for UV-light stabilizers in PVC and thioglycolic acid ester as additives in cosmetics; Further applications: vitamins, synthetic caffeine, malonates, glycine

Other properties:

Melting point:199 °C

Water solubility:

440 g/L (20°C, lit.)

hygroscopic

CABB abbreviation

SMCA

Chemical Structure:

"Sodium monochloroacetate

Formula:

C2H2ClNaO2

CAS-No.:

3926-62-3

Molecular weight:

116.5 g/mol

UN No.:

2659

EINECS No.:

223-498-3

 

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