CABB operates a dedicated manufacturing unit for 3-Chloropropionic Acid (3CPA) on its site in Gersthofen (Germany). 3CPA is a colourless to slightly yellowish, highly corrosive substance with a slight acid vapour.
It is available as pure acid in molten or solidified condition or as aqueous solution in 80% concentration.
The most prominent application is the manufacture of Mercaptopropionic Acid (MPA) and its Derivatives such as Mercaptopropionic Acid Esters (2-EHMP, IOMP) and Polythiols.
Furthermore 3CPA is a precursor for intermediates for the pharmaceutical industry such as Dapiprazole and for certain acrylates with special functions like water or oil repellency.
3CPA molten is available in heatable tank containers.
3CPA solid is available in drums of 240 kg.
3CPA 80% aqueous solution is available in tank containers, drums of 230 kg.