EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
T8657 Sigma

Trichloroacetic acid

for electrophoresis, suitable for fixing solution (for IEF and PAGE gels), ≥99%

Synonym: TCA

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Acids and Bases, Biochemicals and Reagents, Buffers,
grade   for electrophoresis
vapor density   <1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 51 °C)
InChI Key   YNJBWRMUSHSURL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
turbidity   ≤3 NTU (1 g/ml)
refractive index   n20/D 1.62(lit.)
bp   196 °C(lit.)
mp   54-58 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 g/mL
density   1.62 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
  nitrate (NO3-): ≤0.002%
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 ppm
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.02%
cation traces   Fe: ≤0.0005%
  heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.002%
suitability   suitable for fixing solution (for IEF and PAGE gels)
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 kg in glass bottle

250, 500 g in glass bottle

Price and Availability

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
Protocols & Articles

Related Content

Molarity Calculator and Normality Calculator for Acids and Bases

The molarity calculator tool provides lab-ready directions describing how to prepare an acid or base solution of specified Molarity (M) or Normality (N) from a concentrated acid or base solution.  To...

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Related Products

related product

Product #

Description

Add to Cart

08168 Timestrip Plus 8 °C

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?