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T4885 Sigma-Aldrich

Trichloroacetic acid

≥99.0% (titration)

Synonym: TCA

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Properties

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vapor density   <1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 51 °C)
InChI Key   YNJBWRMUSHSURL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (titration)
refractive index   n20/D 1.62(lit.)
bp   196 °C(lit.)
mp   54-58 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 g/10 mL
density   1.62 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Traditionally used to precipitate protein. Has been used to determine protein concentration by quantitative precipitation. Used as decalcifier and fixative in microscopy.

Packaging

1, 2 kg in glass bottle

500 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1839 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
AJ7875000
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

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