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T9159 Sigma-Aldrich

Trichloroacetic acid

BioXtra, ≥99.0%

Synonym: TCA

  • CAS Number 76-03-9

  • Linear Formula Cl3CCOOH

  • Molecular Weight 163.39

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 970119

  •  EC Number 200-927-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004177

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900586

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Properties

Related Categories Acids & Bases, Acids and Bases, Biochemicals and Reagents, Core Bioreagents, Denaturation,
vapor density   <1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 51 °C)
InChI Key   YNJBWRMUSHSURL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99.0%
impurities   ≤0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
ign. residue   ≤0.03%
refractive index   n20/D 1.62(lit.)
bp   196 °C(lit.)
mp   54-58 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
density   1.62 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.001%
  K: ≤0.01%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  NH4+: ≤0.05%
  Na: ≤0.005%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
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

100, 250, 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
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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